Invasive SpeciesHemlock wooly adelgid

Adelges tsugae
NOT FOUND by pstevens
Bryant Pond
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by RW
Peer reviewed by HeronThere
Field Notes
I am happy because the sun is shining and Summer is coming. I see needles,rocks, and cars. I hear voices and the breeze rustling the branches of the trees. I smell nature.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
There is a white sac on one a few of the needles of the Eastern Hamlock. It was not placed at the stem of the branch.
Photo of my evidence.
There appears to be "branch dieback". But there are bud that appear to be ready to open.
Photo of my evidence.
The white spot is not fuzzy. It is a solid white spot.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Adelges tsugae
Common name:
Hemlock wooly adelgid
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 44.380690 °
W -70.664370 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Upland - Developed areas
Trip Information
Bryant Pond - Drive
Trip date: 
Fri, 2016-05-20 11:00
Town or city: 
Bryant Pond
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Lower Androscoggin


Good description of how Hemlock woolly adelgid was eliminated as a suspect

Love the drawing. Very accurate!