AMHERST, Mass. — Join Tawny Simisky, UMass Extension Entomologist, Rick Harper, UMass Extension Associate Professor, Ken Gooch and Nicole Keleher, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation Forest Health Program, Phil Lewis, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service PPQ, and Mollie Freilicher, MA Department of Conservation and Recreation Urban and Community Forestry Program, for a field day devoted to the invasive emerald ash borer (EAB).
Emerald Ash Borer Field Day
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 – 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, Easthampton, MA
The morning will begin with a classroom-style overview of ash tree and EAB identification and status, as well as insect monitoring and management options. The remainder of the program will include on-site visitation of the Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary to view ash trees and EAB infestations. Trapping demonstrations and tips to carry out community tree inventories to detect and manage ash trees will also occur.
Three pesticide contact hours for categories 35, 36, and Applicators License available, valid for equivalent categories in all New England states.
Association credits: 1 MCH and 3 SAF available. ISA, MCA, and MCLP credits requested.
Co-sponsored by UMass Extension, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, and Mass Audubon.
Preregistration required, as space is limited. The cost is a reduced $25 per person, thanks to funding support provided by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and meeting space provided by Mass Audubon.
–UMass Extension Landscape, Nursery and Urban Forestry Program
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