Verschoor, Karin
April 2007
New York State Conservationist;Apr2007, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p6
The article talks about the implications of moving firewood for forests. Forests in southern Michigan have been devastated by emerald ash borer, and a quarantine prevents movement of firewood from the area. A number of isolated outbreaks in the northern part of the state have been traced to loads of firewood transported from infested areas. Higher heating costs mean that more people are using firewood, increasing the risk of spreading forest pests.


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