Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

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Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

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Fall webworm nest. Photo: SD Frank

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Register Now for Aug. 1 Firescaping Workshop

Preparing for Wildfires with Fire-Resistant Landscaping August 1, 2018, 1:00-5:00 p.m. North Carolina Zoo Educational Building 4401 Zoo Pkwy Asheboro, NC 27205 Cost: $10 Register online North …

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