Bug Attacking Alaska Willows

The lush green of summer in Fairbanks is being marred by dying willow leaves. The browned out willows are the victim of a bug called, leaf blotch miner. The bug eats chlorophyll, killing the leafy portion of the tree.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

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