Emerald Ash Borer University - Spring 2017

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Are you looking to get your emerald ash borer (EAB) updates?  Pesticides?  Parasitoids?  Why not learn more about EAB and other invasives from the comfortable of your own office or home?  Tomorrow, February 21 is the official kick-off to the "2017 spring semester." 

 

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 11:00 am EST, Dr. Cliff Sadof with Purdue University will be providing an update on Chemical Control of EAB:  What Works, What Doesn't Work, and Why.  This session is the first of a series of presentations that include information on hemlock woolly adelgid, amborsia beetles, street tree surveys in an early detection and rapid responses program, and rearing, release and recovery of EAB parasitoids. 

 

This is a line-up that you won't want to miss.  EABU includes the following live presentations:

 

Chemical Control for EAB: What Works, What Doesn't Work, and Why
by Cliff Sadof, Dept. of Entomology, Purdue University
Tuesday, February 21, 11 a.m. EDT Join Webinar

 

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Michigan
by John Bedford, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture and Rural Development

Thursday, March 2, 11 a.m. EDT Join Webinar

 

Biology, Ecology and Management of Ambrosia Beetle Vectors and their Diseases
by Chris Ranger, USDA ARS Horticultural Insects Research Lab, Wooster, OH

Tuesday, March 7, 11 a.m. EDT Join Webinar

 

Utilizing Community Street Tree Surveys in an Early Detection Rapid Response Program
by Tivon Feeley, Forest Health Program Leader, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

Tuesday, March 14, 11 a.m. EDT Join Webinar

 

An Update on Rearing, Releasing and Recovery of EAB Parasitoids
by Ben Slager, Director of the USDA APHIS Biological Control Rearing Facility, Brighton, MI

Tuesday, March 21, 11 a.m. EDT Join Webinar

 

If you are interested in live or recorded sessions, check out the regional EAB website managed by Michigan State University with support from the USDA Forest Service.  Recorded sessions are posted on the website following the live presentation.  http://emeraldashborer.info/eabu.php