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How They Spread

My Favorite Ways to Spread

Explore the top ways that Hungry Pests get around. Learn what you can do to help stop them.

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Leave hungry pests behind.

Invasive species threaten our trees and crops. There are simple things that we all can do to help prevent the spread. It's up to each of us to be sure we're not packing a pest. With your help we can protect so much that we value.

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