Check trees for invasive insects and diseases
August 17, 2022
Officials from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Washington State Department of Agriculture and the Washington Invasive Species Council are asking the public to check their trees, water features and other outdoor fixtures this month for invasive pests as part of National Tree Check Month.
August is the ideal time for residents to make a habit of checking for harmful bugs and diseases on their properties and in public spaces, because it is often when the visible impacts of those pests become most obvious.
“We have a forest health crisis in Washington and we know that ou...