CAES in the News

September 26, 2020--Deadly ‘Beech Leaf Disease’ Identified Across Connecticut and Rhode Island https://ctexaminer.com/2020/09/28/deadly-beech-leaf-disease-identified-across-connecticut-and-rhode-island/

September 25, 2020--
University of Iowa chemists study environmental safety, health effects of nanotechnology https://now.uiowa.edu/2020/09/university-iowa-chemists-study-environmental-safety-health-effects-nanotechnology

September 25, 2020--
After record outbreak in 2019, drought conditions have curbed EEE this year https://www.theday.com/local-news/20200925/after-record-outbreak-in-2019-drought-conditions-have-curbed-eee-this-year

September 25, 2020--
Spotted lanternfly again seen in Connecticut, scientists say https://turnto10.com/news/local/spotted-lanternfly-again-seen-in-connecticut-scientists-say

September 23, 2020--
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly Spotted In Connecticut https://www.wshu.org/post/invasive-spotted-lanternfly-spotted-connecticut#stream/0

September 21, 2020--
Invasive Insect Spotted In West Haven https://patch.com/connecticut/westhaven/invasive-insect-spotted-west-haven

September 21, 2020--
Invasive spotted lanternfly back in CT, state asks people to report sightings https://localnews8.com/news/2020/09/21/invasive-spotted-lanternfly-back-in-ct-state-asks-people-to-report-sightings/

September 21, 2020--
Invasive Spotted Lanternfly spotted in West Haven, Greenwich https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/invasive-spotted-lanternfly-spotted-in-west-haven-greenwich/520-71304303-496a-415c-82b3-517a0eb22425

September 21, 2020--
Invasive winged pest spotted in Greenwich, West Haven https://www.greenwichtime.com/local/article/Invasive-winged-pest-spotted-in-Greenwich-West-15584093.php

September 20, 2020--
Asian Longhorned Ticks Are The Latest Bugs To Set Up Shop In CT https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/asian-longhorned-ticks-are-latest-bugs-set-shop-ct

September 18, 2020--
Study: Wastewater Predicts COVID-19 Outbreaks Days Before Diagnostic Testing Results https://seas.yale.edu/news-events/news/study-wastewater-predicts-covid-19-outbreaks-days-diagnostic-testing-results

September 16, 2020--
Invasive Asian Longhorned Ticks Found In Fairfield County https://kicks1055.com/invasive-asian-longhorned-ticks-found-in-fairfield-county/

September 15, 2020--
Conn. Agriculture Station Receives $3.2 Million FDA Grant To Research Food Defense https://www.newsbreak.com/news/2061201718705/conn-agriculture-station-receives-32-million-fda-grant-to-research-food-defense
 
September 15, 2020--Asian Longhorned Ticks Found in Connecticut As Species Continues Spread Across U.S. https://www.newsweek.com/asian-longhorned-ticks-connecticut-invasive-species-1531899
 
September 15, 2020--Conn. Agriculture Station Receives $3.2 Million FDA Grant To Research Food Defense https://www.wshu.org/post/conn-agriculture-station-receives-32-million-fda-grant-research-food-defense#stream/0
 
September 14, 2020--Yale team unearths COVID-19 testing protocol using sewage https://yaledailynews.com/blog/2020/09/14/yale-team-unearths-covid-19-testing-protocol-using-sewage/

September 14, 2020--
Asian Longhorn Tick found in Fairfield County https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/asian-longhorn-tick-discovered-in-fairfield-county/520-d2a5a368-22c3-4bbb-bcbf-c214ed17d06e

September 14, 2020--
Microscopic worm poses big threat to R.I.’s beech trees https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20200914/microscopic-worm-poses-big-threat-to-rirsquos-beech-trees

September 11, 2020--
Robert Miller: Wild grape vines attract critters and kids alike https://www.ctinsider.com/news/newstimes/article/Robert-Miller-Wild-grape-vines-attract-critters-15559841.php

September 9, 2020--
Connecticut Having Active West Nile Virus Season: State Expert https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/connecticut-having-active-west-nile-virus-season-state-expert/2330362/

September 9, 2020--
Stratford reports first West Nile-positive mosquito of year https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Stratford-reports-first-West-Nile-positive-15554490.php

September 9, 2020--
Amid COVID concerns; West Nile, EEE, Lyme and other diseases also raise alarm https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/covid-concerns-west-nile-eee-lyme/520-f42ef336-679a-49e9-9aab-dc3b512026c2

September 7, 2020--
‘If you plant it they will come’: Bee and butterfly garden projects are flourishing across communities https://www.ctinsider.com/news/nhregister/article/If-you-plant-it-they-will-come-Bee-and-15548488.php

September 6, 2020--
Ticking Time Bomb? Gulf Coast Ticks Spotted In CT https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/ticking-time-bomb-gulf-coast-ticks-spotted-ct

September 4, 2020--
WDS receives COVID-19 relief grant from Connecticut Humanities https://www.courant.com/community/wethersfield/hc-we-0910-communitynews-20200904-tyjlwsalrvbqhj2wtvil7yazbm-story.html

September 2, 2020--
Tobacco farmers must social–distance while harvesting https://www.thereminder.com/localnews/enfield-somers/tobacco-farmers-must-socialdistance-while-harvesti/

August 29, 2020--
Scientists tracking West Nile virus in 14 Connecticut towns https://www.newsbreak.com/connecticut/newington/news/2050029004170/scientists-tracking-west-nile-virus-in-14-connecticut-towns

August 28, 2020--
Mosquitoes in 14 Connecticut Towns Test Positive for West Nile https://www.aedaily.net/en/posts/mosquitoes-in-14-connecticut-towns-test-positive-for-west-nile/

August 28, 2020--
Scientists are tracking West Nile in 14 towns https://www.facebook.com/WTNH8/posts/10157419433655736

August 28, 2020--
Robert Miller: What to do — and not do — about yellow jackets https://www.ctinsider.com/news/newstimes/article/Robert-Miller-What-to-do-and-not-do-15521794.php

August 28, 2020--
Scientists tracking West Nile virus in 14 Connecticut towns https://www.wtnh.com/news/connecticut/scientists-tracking-west-nile-virus-in-14-connecticut-towns/  

August 28, 2020--
Mosquitoes in 14 Connecticut Towns Test Positive for West Nile https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/mosquitoes-in-14-connecticut-towns-test-positive-for-west-nile/2325557/

August 27, 2020--
Dr. Carole Cheah – Preserving Native Hemlocks Growing Greener https://podcasts.apple.com/ie/podcast/dr-carole-cheah-preserving-native-hemlocks/id1484694580?i=1000488576903

August 24, 2020--
Scientists: New tick found in CT could affect humans, dogs https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Scientists-New-tick-found-in-CT-could-affect-15511132.php

August 23, 2020--
Keep Yourself Protected Against Mosquito Bites https://www.cheshireherald.com/News/Keep-Yourself-Protected-Against-Mosquito-Bites.html

August 22, 2020--
Scientists Take the Long View on Saving Eastern Hemlock Stands from Woolly Adelgid. https://ctexaminer.com/2020/08/22/scientists-take-the-long-view-on-saving-eastern-hemlock-stands-from-woolly-adelgid/

August 20, 2020--
Mosquitoes in State Test Positive for Equine Encephalitis Virus https://www.primepublishers.com/towntimesnews/news/community_news/mosquitoes-in-state-test-positive-for-equine-encephalitis-virus/article_51697a30-e258-11ea-9e23-2bb3faa5e6f7.html

August 19, 2020--
Winsted hires independent building permit inspector; Torrington volunteer firefighters need support https://www.registercitizen.com/news/article/Winsted-hires-independent-building-permit-15495435.php

August 19, 2020--
Second mosquito in CT tests positive for EEE https://www.wfsb.com/news/second-mosquito-in-ct-tests-positive-for-eee/article_868418b8-e246-11ea-9ed0-d34a194bdce4.html

August 19, 2020--
Where Connecticut, COVID-19, climate change and critters intersect https://www.theday.com/statenortheast-news/20200819/where-connecticut-covid-19-climate-change-and-critters-intersect

August 19, 2020--
Where Connecticut, COVID, climate change and critters intersect https://ctmirror.org/2020/08/19/where-connecticut-covid-climate-change-and-critters-intersect/

August 17, 2020--
First West Nile human case detected in CT this season https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/First-West-Nile-human-case-detected-in-CT-this-15489003.php

August 17, 2020--
Health Department Announces First West Nile Case Of The Season https://valley.newhavenindependent.org/archives/entry/health_department_announces_first_west_nile_case_of_the_season/id_121821

August 17, 2020--
DPH Announces First Connecticut Human Case of West Nile Virus (WNV) Infection in 2020 https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Press-Room/Press-Releases---2020/DPH-Announces-First-Connecticut-Human-Case-of-West-Nile-Virus-WNV-Infection-in-2020

August 17, 2020--
First human case of West Nile virus reported in CT https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/west-nile-virus-connecticut-newington-wethersfield-mosquito/520-9c58037c-a00d-420f-b3cc-6e884efc5c2a

August 16, 2020--
Mosquitoes Bearing EEE Virus Are In CT Now. What's The Plan? https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/mosquitoes-bearing-eee-virus-are-ct-now-whats-plan

August 16, 2020--
Eastern Equine Encephalitis: Massachusetts reports 2nd human case, Connecticut reports 1st positive mosquitoes http://outbreaknewstoday.com/eastern-equine-encephalitis-massachusetts-reports-2nd-human-case-connecticut-reports-1st-positive-mosquitoes-51468/

August 16, 2020--
Robert Miller: Power loss from Isaias didn’t have to be so severe https://www.registercitizen.com/opinion/article/Robert-Miller-Power-loss-from-Isaias-didn-t-15484793.php

August 13, 2020--
Not the 'Murder Hornet': Cicada Killer Wasps Termed Gentle Giants  https://www.primepublishers.com/towntimesnews/news/community_news/not-the-murder-hornet-cicada-killer-wasps-termed-gentle-giants/article_8f36e8b0-dcdc-11ea-bbfa-371d59827a33.html

August 13, 2020--
Virtual book discussion group on addiction taking place https://www.courant.com/community/avon/hc-va-0820-communitynews-20200813-5aasnhmpo5frnly5s6jfipl4tq-story.html

August, 13, 2020--
USDA asks residents to forward unsolicited packages of seeds https://www.courant.com/community/windsor/hc-wn-0820-communitynews-20200813-6ia3sns5snfjbbbxcykh5dqbk4-story.html

August 12, 2020--
Traps installed to deter mosquito activity in Bridgeport https://www.westport-news.com/local/article/Traps-installed-to-deter-mosquito-activity-in-15480040.php

August 9, 2020--
Giant cicada-killer wasps ‘unusually active’ in Northeastern US https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/us-news/12352796/giant-cicada-killer-wasps-active-northeastern-usa/

August 7, 2020--
DPH Reports Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus in Darien https://www.newsbreak.com/connecticut/darien/news/1613111074901/dph-reports-mosquitoes-with-west-nile-virus-in-darien

August 6, 2020--
New Haven scientists: Large ‘cicada killer’ wasp is not a ‘murder hornet’ https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/New-Haven-scientists-Large-Cicada-Killer-15461386.php?src=ctphpcp

August 6, 2020--New Haven scientists: Large ‘cicada killer’ wasp is not a ‘murder hornet’ https://www.nhregister.com/news/article/New-Haven-scientists-Large-Cicada-Killer-15461386.php

August 6, 2020--
Number of Mosquitoes Testing Positive For West Nile Virus Jumps https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/number-of-mosquitoes-testing-positive-for-west-nile-virus-jumps/2314627/

August 4, 2020--
Lyme Disease Vaccine Needed in Fairfield Connecticut https://www.precisionvaccinations.com/lyme-disease-vaccine-needed-fairfield-connecticut

August 4, 2020--
No, you don't have murder hornets in your yard https://www.wfsb.com/news/no-you-dont-have-murder-hornets-in-your-yard/article_47575576-d66e-11ea-a202-c3cec1cbc4d3.html

August 1, 2020--
Opinion: Plant science day: A virtual event https://www.ctpost.com/opinion/article/Opinion-Plant-science-day-A-virtual-event-15449472.php

August 1, 2020--Opinion: Plant science day: A virtual event https://www.newsbreak.com/connecticut/hamden/news/1610107179331/opinion-plant-science-day-a-virtual-event

August 1, 2020--
CT Residents Asked To Report Receipt Of Any Unsolicited Seeds https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/ct-residents-asked-report-receipt-any-unsolicited-seeds

July 31, 2020--
Connecticut Residents Asked to Report Receipt of any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds https://blog.extension.uconn.edu/2020/07/31/connecticut-residents-asked-to-report-receipt-of-any-unsolicited-packages-of-seeds/

July 29, 2020--
State agriculture officials warn residents to not plant seeds received in mail from China http://connecticut.news12.com/story/42429605/state-agriculture-officials-warn-residents-to-not-plant-seeds-received-in-mail-from-china

July 29, 2020--
Don’t plant the seeds: Connecticut officials warn residents not to use mysterious seeds sent in unsolicited packages https://www.courant.com/breaking-news/hc-br-mysterious-seed-packages-20200729-j6p4u5o76ffmbmgxbuwatwewee-story.html

July 28, 2020--
CT officials tell residents not to plant ‘unsolicited packages’ of seeds https://www.ctpost.com/news/article/CT-officials-tell-residents-not-to-plant-15441280.php

July 28, 2020--Stamford mosquito tests positive for West Nile virus https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/local/article/Stamford-mosquito-tests-positive-for-West-Nile-15439983.php

July 27, 2020--
CT residents asked to report any unsolicited packages of seeds https://www.fox61.com/article/news/local/ct-residents-asked-to-report-any-unsolicited-packages-of-seeds/520-7a4622e5-7be9-4d78-a01d-065e1c616d79
 
July 25, 2020--
Health Officials Watching For Possible Outbreak In EEE Cases https://www.newtownbee.com/07252020/health-officials-watching-for-possible-outbreak-in-eee-cases/

July 25, 2020--
Hope grows for Milford’s ash trees, potentially saving city thousands of dollars https://www.ctinsider.com/local/ctpost/article/Hope-grows-for-Milford-s-ash-trees-potentially-15434143.php

July 25, 2020--
Influx Of Virus-Carrying Mosquitoes Expected In Connecticut https://patch.com/connecticut/across-ct/influx-virus-carrying-mosquitoes-expected-connecticut

July 24, 2020--
FREE ZOOM Webinar – CT Agricultural Experiment Station Updateshttps://ctpa.org/events/event/free-zoom-webinar-ct-agricultural-experiment-station-updates/

July 24, 2020--
Step by step: Winning the battle against blood-sucking ticks https://www.ctinsider.com/news/nhregister/article/Step-by-step-Winning-the-battle-against-15432304.php

July 21, 2020--
No EEE found in state mosquitoes yet https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/No-EEE-in-state-yet-despite-precautions-15423848.php

July 17, 2020--
Stewards of the Land in Northford makes beer almost exclusively from local ingredients https://www.connecticutmag.com/food-drink/stewards-of-the-land-in-northford-makes-beer-almost-exclusively-from-local-ingredients/article_aa5be988-c79c-11ea-a6d1-cf2ae7c4a9dd.html

July 17, 2020--
Things to do in Connecticut in August https://www.connecticutmag.com/arts/things-to-do-in-connecticut-in-august/article_91508270-c78b-11ea-bfc8-67791da22ece.html

July 16, 2020--
Mosquito with West Nile virus found in Newington https://www.yourconroenews.com/news/article/Mosquito-with-West-Nile-virus-found-in-Newington-15413097.php

July 15, 2020--
Aggressive tick moves into county https://www.wiltonbulletin.com/news/article/Aggressive-tick-moves-into-county-15409849.php

July 15, 2020--
Connecticut Scientists To Participate In Nanotechnology Food Project https://www.wshu.org/post/connecticut-scientists-participate-nanotechnology-food-project#stream/0

July 15, 2020--
Green and Growing: Where did all the fireflies go? https://www.theday.com/local-news/20200715/green-and-growing-where-did-all-fireflies-go

July 12, 2020--
Scary critters in the weeds: threat of tick and mosquito viruses during pandemic https://www.rep-am.com/local/localnews/2020/07/12/scary-critters-in-the-weeds-threat-of-tick-and-mosquito-viruses-during-pandemic/

July 10, 2020--
New Canaan provides lawn maintenance tips during drought https://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Library-presents-talk-on-lawn-maintenance-during-15388890.php

July 10, 2020--
No season to celebrate; The ticks and mosquitos will hit peak soon https://www.newsbreak.com/connecticut/new-haven/news/0PZ3ykoL/no-season-to-celebrate-the-ticks-and-mosquitos-will-hit-peak-soon

July 9, 2020--
Top Five NewtownBee.com Stories For June 28 To July 4 https://www.newtownbee.com/07092020/top-five-newtownbee-com-stories-for-june-27-to-july-4/

July 9, 2020--
No season to celebrate; The ticks and mosquitos will hit peak soon https://www.fox61.com/article/news/health/no-season-to-celebrate-the-ticks-and-mosquitos-will-hit-peak-soon/520-afad7c3f-05be-46c0-be68-0a27c2b909d6

July 9, 2020--
Experts issue warning about mosquito-borne illnesses as more CT residents head outside http://connecticut.news12.com/story/42351986/experts-issue-warning-about-mosquitoborne-illnesses-as-more-ct-residents-head-outside

July 9, 2020--
Scientists Warn About Reemerging EEE, Lyme https://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/blumenthal_scientists_eee_lyme/

July 9, 2020--
Program About Ticks Scheduled https://www.primepublishers.com/towntimesnews/news/community_events/program-about-ticks-scheduled/article_442312e8-c159-11ea-8a43-3b264886999c.html

July 9, 2020--
No mosquitoes in CT test positive for EEE, but not for long environmental officials say https://www.wtnh.com/news/environment/no-mosquitoes-in-ct-test-positive-for-eee-but-not-for-long-environmental-officials-say/

July 9, 2020--
New Canaan Library: Lawn Maintenance During Drought with CT Agricultural Experiment Station https://news.hamlethub.com/newcanaan/events/5413-new-canaan-library-lawn-maintenance-during-drought-with-the-ct-agricultural-experiment-station

July 8, 2020--
Where Did All the Fireflies Go? https://www.zip06.com/living/20200708/where-did-all-the-fireflies-go

July 8, 2020--
Lawn Maintenance During Drought with the CT Agricultural Experiment Station https://newcanaanlibrary.org/event/lawn-maintenance-during-draught-with-the-ct-agricultural-experiment-station/

July 8, 2020--
Expert: Mosquitoes still quiet, but season could be ramping up https://www.ctpost.com/local/article/Expert-Mosquitoes-still-quiet-but-season-could-15391777.php

July 7, 2020--
Two Health Districts take Two Different Approaches to Prevention of EEE Across Eastern Connecticut https://ctexaminer.com/2020/07/07/two-health-districts-take-two-different-approaches-to-prevention-of-eee-across-eastern-connecticut/

July 6, 2020--
Library presents talk on lawn maintenance during drought https://www.ncadvertiser.com/news/article/Library-presents-talk-on-lawn-maintenance-during-15388890.php

July 6, 2020--Ken Dixon: CT scientists doing work with ‘duct tape and paper clips' https://www.registercitizen.com/news/article/Ken-Dixon-CT-scientists-doing-work-with-duct-15384262.php

July 5, 2020--
Human waste can offer advance warning of COVID-19 outbreaks https://www.theday.com/local-news/20200705/human-waste-can-offer-advance-warning-of--covid-19-outbreaks