[8/17/16] Experts Ask Residents to Keep Eyes Open For Invasive Bugs

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Four state agencies and Washington State University are asking residents to check trees in their yards for harmful bugs as part of the national Tree Check Month in August. August is the peak time of year to find invasive bugs like Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer and other aggressive wood-boring insects. Invasive insects can be a big threat to Washington’s forests, as Icicle Broadcasting’s Dan Langager reports –