Residents Asked to Check Trees for Asian Longhorned Beetle Damage

Massachusetts agricultural officials are asking residents to be check their trees for signs of the Asian longhorned beetle. As WFCR’s Tina Antolini reports, they’re trying to prevent devastation of the state’s hardwood forests.

To report information, view photographs and videos of tree damage, or read about the beetle, visit or call the state’s toll-free Asian longhorned beetle hotline at (866) 702-9938.