The invasive Asian Jumping Worm will degrade soil (not like our typical earthworms) and impact garden plants and lawns. Gwen Alegre of the Woodlands Committee found about 10 while digging in her home garden beds. Access this homeowners guide to learn how to know what’s a jumping worm and what’s a good ‘ole earth worm. The guide also includes ways to get rid of the jumping worms.
This handsome guy/gal below was positively IDed by Lyn Chimera, Master Gardener. Finding has been reported to NYS Invasive management agencies through iMapInvasives.