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Do you have dead or dying eucalyptus trees at your school or near your home in Western Sydney? Been wondering what is going on? Western Sydney has experienced the largest eucalypt dieback event ever recorded in the last few years. The culprits have been little cicada like creatures called psyllids (Cardiaspina species). These insects lay larvae which feast on eucalypt sap via the leaves, sometimes completely defoliating and killing the tree. In… Read More