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Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is decimating America’s Eastern Hemlock Forests.

Tree-Savers is committed to providing our marketplace the latest learning around strategies and tactics of treating HWA with all natural solutions that are sustainable and proven. Below are a few key blog posts to help you, or someone you know get started on understanding the real impact HWA is having on our forest system right here in America, and potentially right in your back yard!

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    Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy – Tree-Savers Success Story

    The Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy achieving remarkable, sustainable results with Predator Beetles from Tree-Savers. Link: CLMC Hemlock Restoration Article: Hemlock Restoration at CMLC: Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Healthy stand of Carolina Hemlocks on Wildcat Rock in the Hickory Nut Gorge HEMLOCKS & HEMLOCK WOOLLY ADELGID: …

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  • Treatment Failures

    Chemical treatments are simply not sustainable. Until now, conventional methods of controlling the spread of HWA have included physically removing infested trees, planting HWA resistant Hemlock species, establishing state-wide quarantines, and applying chemical pesticides.  Each of these methods has not prevented the spread of HWA. …

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  • Trees In Crisis

    Hemlock Forests are in trouble. Eastern Hemlocks are under attack by a tiny invasive pest that destroys a tree in as little as 3-5 years, an entire forest in as little as 6-10. The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) is the culprit. US Forest Service Photo Native to Japan, HWA was …

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  • The Warning Signs

    “HWA is capable of explosive rates of population increase” – Dr. Carole Cheah HWA is dangerously communicable.  It spreads from tree to tree, property to property, forest to forest and beyond. The woolly egg sacks open releasing hundreds and thousands of crawlers that fall like …

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