Mosquito Awareness Week

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Did you know that there are 3,520 species of mosquito in the world?  Of those, 182 species are in North America, 62 species in Pennsylvania, and approximately 40 species in Berks County. The most common species in Berks County are Culex pipiens and Culex restuans, the two primary carriers of …

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Northern Long Eared Bat

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On April 2, 2015, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published notice in the Federal Register of its decision to protect the Northern Long-eared Bat (Myotis septentrionalis) as a threatened species with an interim 4(d) rule under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), primarily due to the threat posed by …

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Invasive Insect Found in Berks County

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On Sept. 22, 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission, confirmed the presence the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula, (WHITE)) in Berks County, as part of its responsibility to identify plants/weeds, insects and mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria and viruses that impact Pennsylvania’s natural resources, flora …

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