Invasive SpeciesHemlock wooly adelgid

Adelges tsugae
NOT FOUND by The Tree Huggers
2017-05-10
Pembroke
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Mrs.Griffith
Peer reviewed by Hope
Field Notes
We are happy because we think we found the Eastern Hemlock. We hear, see, and smell, trees, leaves, dirt, and bugs. We are surprised by what we found, or didn't find because, its covered up by larger trees, and not getting a lot of light. Are
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We looked on the underside of all the Hemlocks around us and there was nothing there.
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: 
Transect
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.942098 °
Longitude: 
W -67.220299 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Upland - Forest
Trip Information
Name:
Pembroke Nature Trail
Trip date: 
Wed, 2017-05-10 10:20
Town or city: 
Pembroke
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Upland
Watershed: 
Eastern Coastal

Comments

Photos are of balsam fir; host to another invasive adelgid, the balsam woolly adelgid. This is widespread in Maine, and was first found in the state in 1908 in the town of Brunswick. By 1950 it had made its way to northern Aroostook Co. Damage persists in fir in southern and central Maine.