The spotted lanternfly threatens grapes, fruit crops, and ornamental plants in the United States.

The spotted lanternfly threatens grapes, fruit crops, and ornamental plants in the United States.

The good news: Stink bug populations seem to be declining in our area, meaning the armor-plated pests shouldn’t be as prevalent this year. The bad news: The region’s ash trees are in danger from the emerald ash borer. The beetle has turned up in many Maryland counties and in Baltimore, where a majority of the street trees are ash. The University of Maryland’s “Bug Guy” joins us to examine these and other insects, from mosquitoes to ticks to bees.

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  • Michael Raupp "Bug Guy" and Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland

Photos: Bugs Of Spring

Emerald Ash Borer Infestation in Rockville

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