adult spotted lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly has become quite a large problem in Delaware and other states across the country. Late spring's rising temperatures signal the time when nymphs hatch, so we want to make awareness a priority. These insects easily spread to new areas and leave a huge path of destruction in their wake. Beginning in March, the government of Delaware enacted

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hiking shoes - Stein Tree Care Service cautions to beware of ticks

Last summer Stein Tree Care professionals advised caution in outdoor activities because of ticks. The same advice holds this year, and the number of ticks in PA seems to be on the rise. WPXI notes that sources are debating whether PA will have a tough tick season, but the state health department has issued an alert about steady increases in

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banner signs of emerald-ash-borer-infestation - stein tree service

As we noted a couple of weeks ago, spring is here and the emerald ash borer is becoming active. Adult beetles will soon be seen emerging from infested ash trees and fringetrees in Pennsylvania, Delaware and across the country. Homeowners need to be wary of this emerald green invasive pest that could destroy their trees. Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week,

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Emerald Ash Borer infestation - Stein Tree Service - 1000

Spring is here again, and Stein reminds residents that inspecting for emerald ash borer (EAB) is important for residents of Pennsylvania and Delaware if you have ash or fringetrees in your yard. A professional knows just what to look for, but homeowners should proactively inspect trees throughout the year for signs of illness or infestation. (more…)

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Emerald Ash Borer and Spotted Lanternfly- Stein Tree 800

Feb 18, 2019 – Wilmington, DE – Local tree care company Stein Tree Service reminds Wilmington residents that next week, February 25 - March 1, 2019, is National Invasive Species Week (NISAW). The week is set by the nonprofit of the same name to encourage awareness of invasive plants and insects, such as the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the

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campfire - be aware of threats such as emerald ash borer and the lone star tick when camping - Stein Tree Service 1000

Wilmington, Delaware – July 2, 2018 - If you love camping, be careful about nature’s tiniest pests this year. Stein Tree advises care specifically with regard to the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the Lone Star Tick. One is a destructive pest whose spread needs to be controlled, and the other threatens physical harm to humans. Emerald Ash Borer First,

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adult Spotted-Lanternfly-800

Photos courtesy of Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The first presence of the spotted lanternfly, an insect originating in China, India and Vietnam, in the US was noted in 2014 in Berks County, PA. In November 2017, Philadelphia County was added to the existing quarantine. The quarantine was put into effect because the insects endanger local agriculture, specifically grapes, apples, hops, stone

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Tree care in Newark, DE is an all year activity. During winters in the Northeast, many species of trees and shrubs go dormant and stop producing new branch and leaf growth. In some ways, this dormancy is similar to certain mammals, such as grizzly bears that hibernate throughout the coldest months and wait for the spring to jump back into

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