Invasive Shot-Hole Borers

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Comic Panel 1, Invasive Shot Hole Borers
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PSHB: Camp Smart with 'Certified Firewood'
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Invasive Shot Hole Borer
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Aponi has spent the entire summer in Southern California
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fun in southern california
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Aponi's uncle mentions he saw firewood in front of someone's home
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Aponi's uncle sees firewood near someone's home
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Aponi remembers seeing some trees removed weeks earlier
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trees were removed at the park
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Invasive Shot Hole Borers
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the groundskeeper explains why the trees were removed
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She was amazed to see how tiny the holes were
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The groundskeeper shows Aponi the exit holes
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Hold on!
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What if the piles of wood we saw have the same thing?
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Aponi suggests alternatives
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Aponi suggests they look for heat-treated wood instead
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They call the ranger
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The ranger suggests places that sell safe firewood
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They stop by the store that sells heat treated firewood
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They stop by the camping store on the way to the park
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The store owner shows them the certification
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the firewood bundle has a certification seal on the label
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having fun camping
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now they can enjoy camping without introducing a dangerous pest to the forest
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Comic Panel 2, Invasive Shot Hole Borers

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