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Help NYS track a bad beetle
ALBANY-- The Department of Environmental Conservation is calling on you to track a beetle destroying trees in the Northeast.
Scientists are keeping tabs on the Asian Longhorned Beetle.
The Invasive species has devoured thousands of trees across the county, hitting New York and Massachusetts especially hard.
The DEC wants people who own swimming pools to check their filters for the beetles.
If they see one, they are urged to snap a picture and email it to the DEC.
To participate in the survey, click here.