June 1, 2015   Click here to read about the latest beetle invasion in Connecticut and find out how you can help.

Update: March 20, 2016  The above article describes how the Southern pine beetle has expanded its range into New England due to climate change. Click here to read a New York Times article about how the winter of 2016, the warmest winter on record for much of New England, will hasten this trend, threatening the few remaining pitch pine forests in Connecticut and its rare ecosystem that is home to more than a dozen endangered species. One of the last remaining pitch-pine stands is located right here in Groton.