Maine desires to increase quarantine zones to cease tree-killing pests 

Maine forestry officers are planning a large growth of quarantine zones to attempt to stop the unfold of three invasive forest pests that pose threats to the state’s timber trade.

The pests are the emerald ash borer, the hemlock woolly adelgid and European larch canker. Forest managers in lots of states have tried to gradual the unfold of the borer and the adelgid, whereas larch canker has primarily been a priority in Maine and Canada.

The quarantine areas place restrictions on the motion of things similar to firewood, logs, branches and crops in an try to cease the pests from spreading. The Maine Division of Agriculture, Conservation and Forests desires to increase the zones for all three pests.