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House Sparrow 0

House Sparrow

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, the male house sparrow has a gray body and crown, with a brown back and wings streaked with black. The female house sparrow...

Walnut Twig Beetle 0

Walnut Twig Beetle

The walnut twig beetle is the vector that causes the fungus, thousand cankers disease, in walnut trees. It’s a miniscule, brown insect with small hairs covering its body. The fungus they cause is so-named...

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid 0

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources describes young hemlock wooly adelgid as crawlers. The crawlers move to a location on a twig of either an Eastern Hemlock  and begin feeding. Young adelgids then cover...

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Garlic Mustard

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, garlic mustard is a biennial herb with a garlic-like odor. The plant goes through a series of stages where, in the first year, a rosette of...

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Multiflora Rose

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, multiflora rose is a thorny shrub with arching stems and compound leaves divided into five to 11 sharply toothed leaflets. Each leaf stalk’s base bears a...

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Reed Canary Grass

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, reed canary grass is a large, coarse grass that grows from two to seven feet tall. The erect, hairless stem leads to rough-textured, tapering leaves of...

Gypsy Moth 0

Gypsy Moth

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources describes gypsy moth caterpillars as dark gray or brown with five pairs of blue dots and six pairs of red dots down their backs. As they age, black...

Emerald Ash Borer 0

Emerald Ash Borer

According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Emerald Ash Borer is part of a group of beetles known as metallic wood-boring beetles. The beetle is an emerald green, hence the name. The...