Since an invasive beetle was first discovered burrowing in maple trees in Worcester this summer, government scientists have been trying to figure out the extent of the infestation.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says if the Asian Long Horned Beetle isn't eliminated, it could spread throughout New England, New York, and even Canada.
As part of a collaboration with Northeast stations, Nancy Cohen has this report.
This program aired on December 26, 2008. The audio for this program is not available.