Congress must act to stop imported forest pests from killing our trees

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Virginia Woolridge
3 days ago
We need to protect exiting canopy trees from English ivy

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Shawn McMurtry
1 week ago
Mature native trees are literally the key to our survival. If you want your kids to have a habitable planet, you need to do something NOW! There’s not another tree to spare.

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Sheila Horan
2 weeks ago
Plants and trees are important for all life - we need to help support their growth and life.

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Ellen Petersen
Jun 23, 2021
I appreciate the many emotional, physical and economic benefits trees offer. It is impossible to over estimate their importance to the survival of the human race.

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Joseph Butera
May 18, 2021
We need to protect our American forest.

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Diana Donovan
May 10, 2021
Trees are our elders. They support all living creatures, filter the air, and are the largest carbon sequesters.

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Erica Brown
May 4, 2021
Having just bought a new home (first time!) with an extraordinary ash tree we have now learned that it's succumbed to the Emerald Ash Borer and so we must remove it. Additionally, our neighbor along with the rest of the town will be inconvenienced by the road blockage necessitated by the tree removal equipment (involving a crane etc). Meanwhile, separately we discovered that the strange looking bug that we're constantly finding in our bathroom is nothing other than the Asian long-horned beetle.

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David Govatski
Apr 29, 2021
Trees and forests are vital for many reasons. I have seen the results of exotic insects and diseases ravage our trees and forests. I am a forester and silviculturist.

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Tristan Baldauf
Apr 28, 2021
We need our ash trees

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Barbara Dibeler
Apr 27, 2021
It is way past the time to tighten exclusions on imported pests and their Trojan horses. We are paying dearly for the consequences of our failed policies and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.