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Destructive Beetles Infest Montecito Trees
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   October 3, 2019

Montecito arborist Duke McPherson says there is a “silent killer” among us, and it has the potential to take out hundreds of native trees in Montecito in the coming years, drastically changing the look of our community. Called the Shot Hole Borer, the tiny beetle, no larger than a sesame seed, bores itself deep into […]