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Wasp Watchers

Group photo of 10 people (seven standing, three kneeling) near a wooded area in the summer. The front of a green car can be seen at right.

Citizen scientists in Connecticut have been trained to monitor Cerceris fumipennis nesting sites for emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) among its prey. This group of “Wasp Watchers” were the first to detect emerald ash borer detected in Litchfield, Connecticut in 2014. (Photo by Claire Rutledge, Ph.D.)

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