Have you been noticing clumps of caterpillar looking insects on or around the Pines on your property? You may have a small European Pine Sawfly infestation on your hands.
Please click the species name above to view a picture of European Pine Sawfly Infesting Scotch pine at the Pine Lake Launch
To read more, please visit the link below http://wimastergardener.org/article/european-pine-sawfly
People of Wisconsin have been discovering a non-native earthworm that is particularly decimating to our forest floor. Nicknamed jumping worms, this Asian species of earthworm is noted for its ability to demolish leaf litter layers at astounding rates.
Please click the species name above to view a picture of Jumping Worms breaking down leaf litter layer at Pine Lake Launch
To read more, please visit the link below http://wimastergardener.org/2016/08/24/experts-tip-new-invasive-species-jumping-worms
If you have any specific questions or concerns please contact Cody Lincoln, Village of Chenequa Forester and Director of Public Works