Woolly Adelgid http://wutc.org en Woolly Adelgids Threaten Thousands of Signal Mountain & Cumberland Hemlocks http://wutc.org/post/woolly-adelgids-threaten-thousands-signal-mountain-cumberland-hemlocks <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eastern hemlock trees atop Signal Mountain and across the Cumberland Plateau are common right now, but many could die off in the next few years.&nbsp; The<a href="http://www.nps.gov/grsm/naturescience/hemlock-woolly-adelgid.htm"> woolly adelgid,</a> a tiny, invasive insect species originally from Asia, is spreading through the forest and slowly killing hemlocks.&nbsp; Dr. Jennifer Boyd from<a href="http://signalmountaintn.gov/boards/"> the Signal Mountain Tree Board </a>says, “T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">his is really all we've talked about for the past couple of months</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.”&nbsp; In this segment, we hear about potential solutions.</span></p><p> Tue, 21 May 2013 22:05:19 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 22179 at http://wutc.org Woolly Adelgids Threaten Thousands of Signal Mountain & Cumberland Hemlocks