Thomas Worthley points out a possible indication of southern pine beetle in a forest in Coventry, Connecticut.
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Pine forests in New England could soon be at the mercy of an incredibly destructive insect. The southern pine beetle is making its way north. And a new study says climate change could speed up its migration.

Shotgun pellet holes and popcorn. Those are two things you wouldn’t think to mix. But when it comes to the southern pine beetle, both are tell-tale signs of an infestation.

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