New Ways to Fight Asian Beetles' Eggs
It's been more than a year since federal regulators banned the removal of cut wood from the City of Worcester - a response to a massive infestation by Asian long horned beetles. The pest is considered one of the most serious threats to North American hardwood trees. As Worcester residents continue looking for signs of the insect, federal officials are looking for new ways to kill off the beetles' eggs and maybe preserve the regions timber industry. WFCR's Jill Kaufman reports.