2 thoughts on “HWA”

  1. Oh, yes, everytime I’m out in western NC, I see more of the effects.

    First the elms, then the chestnuts, more recently the southern pine beetle explosion, and now this!!!

  2. The best way to kill a cocktail party conversation that I know is to discuss the waves of pests and pathogens that are ravaging or are poised to ravage our woodlands. Emerald Ash Borer, Sudden Oak Death, Asian Longhorn Beetle, and soon one gets the impression that all that will remain are hickories – I’ve not heard of anything that devastates them – and invasives.

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