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Pine Beetles Have Reached Napeague, State Parks Face Devastation

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Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

Southern pine beetles, and their telltale bubbles of sap oozing from tree bark, have been found in hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park.

authorMichael Wright on Dec 8, 2021
Hundreds of trees in Napeague State Park and have been found to be infested with southern pine beetles, the destructive insect that has killed tens of thousands of trees in... more

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