Grim Adelgid News

To everyone concerned with the Friends’ efforts to save our hemlocks from the woolly adelgid: We have learned that the $60,000 budget item we requested to grow and release ladybugs to safely combat the adelgids has been vetoed by Governor Cellucci. Our only chance now is for a legislative override.

We urge all Friends and concerned citizens to PLEASE take a moment to call the offices of Speaker Thomas Finneran (617-722-2500) and House Ways and Means Chair Paul Haley (617-722-2990). It is our last chance this year, and a long shot, but calls from concerned citizens might make all the difference.

Thank you!