Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
Image by Michael Montgomery, USDA Forest Service

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

Invasive Species

Emerald Emerald Ash Borer and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid are here!

Emerald ash borer and Hemlock Woolly Adelgid are infesting and killing trees in Broome County. As the populations of these invasive insects grow, more and more trees will become infested and die.  To learn more about these insects and the options for managing them visit these links 

NYS DEC Emerald Ash Borer

NYS DEC Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

NYS Hemlock Initiative

Non-native Invasive Plants

Many species of non-native invasive plants have become established in Broome County.  Identifying and controlling these plants can be very challenging.   Contact us for help with identification and for management guidance.  Below are some helpful links.

Cornell Invasive Plants & Pests

NYS DEC Nuisance & Invasive Species


Kevin Mathers
Environment, Natural Resources Educator
(607) 584-5013

Last updated November 22, 2017