Native to East Asia, jumping worms are new invasive pest in Wisconsin that feeds on the organic matter faster than other earthworm species in the soil, and can ultimately alter understorey forest and landscape vegetation.
Like a kid watching a summer thunderstorm slowly rolling in and wondering how long until the rumbles would be directly overhead, I’ve had a morbid fascination with watching the progression of the emerald ash borer in the Midwest for over a decade.
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