The U.S. Department of Agriculture has notified the City that they have discovered a population of Japanese Beetles in the Cherry Hills Village area near the Cherry Hills Country Club in the Little Dry Creek basin. The USDA along with the Village are asking residents to educate themselves on this highly destructive insect including methods to manage its spread. The information in this article was obtained from the Colorado State University Extension and the USDA.
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The following "punch list" tips for gardeners battling Japanese Beetles was printed in The Denver Post on July 2, 2016: "Punch List: Tips for Colorado gardeners fighting Japanese Beetles"
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