Managing the Japanese Beetle
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has notified the City that they have discovered a population of Japanese Beetles in the
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.
Additional information can be obtained from the USDA's website: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/jb/index.shtml. Additionally, the Colorado State University Extension's website contains information on the beetle: http://www.ext.colostate.edu/pubs/insect/05601.html.