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Category Archives: Beetles

Willow Trees Update


The mystery of the arroyo willow dieback along Escondido Creek continues, but our message remains the same – please do not move any cuttings from the infested areas. TECC recently received an update from the samples collected in December by … Continue reading

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Los Cielos Preserve Trails Back Open – For Now


Willows throughout the Escondido Creek watershed have been declining rapidly. We are still not sure why. However, we have decided to open the trails for now based upon discussions with biologists and soils scientists and recently received DNA results from … Continue reading

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Shot Hole Borer in the Escondido Creek Watershed


For about the past four years now there has been a silent wave of ecological devastation working its way through the wooded areas of San Diego County. Unfortunately, it may now have reached the Escondido Creek watershed. First reported in … Continue reading

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All Trails Closed Until Further Notice!


The Shot Hole Borer + Fusarium Dieback: A New Pest Complex in Southern California* For about the past four years now there has been a silent wave of devastation working its way through the wooded areas of San Diego County. … Continue reading

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