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Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly, a serious invasive pest, has moved into the area.  Sightings have been confirmed in Marlboro, Millstone, Hamilton, West Windsor, and Jackson. Currently the insect can be found in its adult life stage. When the wings are...

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Bacterial Leaf Scorch

This serious disease can slowly kill mature trees over the course of about a decade and unfortunately, has no cure.  Insects such as leaf hoppers carry the bacteria from one tree to the next and inject the pathogen into the leaves of a new host...

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar

This pest is primarily found in crabapples and cherries. They make their tents in the crotches of the branches and on warm days, generally starting in April, will emerge from the web and feed on the expanding foliage. Damage can range from light to...

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