Cornell Landscape Webinar Series:
Emerald Ash Borer Detection & Management for Tree Care Professionals and Municipalities
A program designed to update green industry professionals and municipal decision-makers about the early detection and integrated management of the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) – a destructive invasive insect that was discovered in the Lower Hudson Valley in 2010.
Monday February 28th, 2011 from 5:15 PM – 7:45 PM
Your Local Cornell Cooperative Extension Office
For those wishing to attend please contact your location Cornell Cooperative Extension office to determine if they will be hosting an audience for this webinar. Find contact information for your office here: http://www.gardening.cornell.edu/counties.html
- Emerald Ash Borer Natural History, Detection and Community Action Plan.
Cornell University Entomologist Mark Whitmore and Cornell Cooperative Extension Educator Rebecca Hargrave will discuss the ID and Natural History of EAB and what your community can do to prepare for this pending pest.
- Emerald Ash Borer Control and Other Pest Management News
Dan Gilrein, Extension Entomologist with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County, will review the latest on management of emerald ash borer – what is registered in N.Y. and how various controls are used and are working. He’ll also note some of the other invasive pests that are threatening landscape ornamentals and discuss new control options including the addition of organic materials to the Cornell Tree and Shrub Guidelines. The new NYDEC Be Green Organic Yards initiative will be covered as well.
NYS DEC Applicator Credits and ISA CEUs have been applied for this program
See also: Cornell leads fight against the invasive emerald ash borer (Cornell Chronicle 9/1/2010)