The Wisconsin DNR plans to introduce three species of Chinese wasps in an attempt to control the Emerald Ash Borer.
Bringing in new invasive species to control an invasive pest -- what could possibly go wrong?
I heard the buzzing of a crop-duster overhead a few days ago, reminding me that gypsy-moth-spraying season is upon us. I guess my neighborhood is among the lucky places in Dane County to receive a bath of soil bacterium that is supposed to kill the caterpillars. I suppose it's better than the toxic soil vapors that folks near the Madison-Kipp plant have to deal with.
The joys of Spring in the Midwest.