NYS DEC Asking Pool Owners To Look For An Invasive Bug
If you own a pool in New York State you are being asked to help out the Department of Environmental Conservation this summer and early fall.
We are constantly picking a variety of bugs out of our skimmer. From beetles to bees and other insects, the pool attracts a variety of creepy crawlers. For some reason, we seem to get a lot of frogs jumping in to our pool. I am not sure exactly where they are hopping from? We don't really have any ponds, streams or creeks near our backyard.
Over the last few months, I have noticed that our ash trees have taken a hit from the emerald ash borer. It is a shame because the trees are big and beautiful but will most likely have to be taken down.
I tell our boys almost every-time we are outback that we are responsible for the health of the trees and the environment around us. I try to teach them what I can about bugs, trees, weather and how we can make a difference to conserve them.