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Saturday, July 09, 2011

Emerald Ash Borer Traps


I have been seeing these purple triangles hanging all over Connecticut and I finally found out what they are. The are sticky traps to catch bugs put out by the EAB Trapping Program. What they are looking for is the Emerald Ash Borer. I believe they are not in Connecticut yet, but they are on the look out for them.


A trap hung up high.


These labels are attached to the rope holding the trap letting people know what they are.

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Emerald Ash Borer Traps

1 Comments:

At 5:26 AM, Blogger DollZandThingZ said...

Thank you! We have been seeing them all over CT and were wondering, too. They are almost artistic and whimiscal...kind of unexpected against the green foliage!

 

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