Invasive bug found just south of New Hampshire

June 17, 2014 2:49 PM

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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A state entomologist says there's a high probability a destructive beetle that targets ash trees is in southern New Hampshire, even though it hasn't been seen there yet.

Forest officials working in Salem found a "significant" emerald ash borer infestation just a few hundred feet away over the Massachusetts state line. They advise homeowners in New Hampshire's Rockingham and Hillsborough counties to examine their trees.

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