Emerald Ash Borer University - 2018

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Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) recently released the dates and topics of its upcoming "virtual semester." Five FREE webinars are scheduled in February and March. Each session will last approximately one hour. A certificate of participation can be emailed to those participating on the live webinars. All sessions will be recorded and linked to the National EAB Website at www.emeraldashborer.info following the session using YouTube.


EABU is a free webinar series supported through the US Forest Service and coordinated by individuals at Purdue University, Michigan State University and Ohio State University to educate audiences on topics related to EAB and other invasive pests.


Here is the upcoming schedule:


  • FEBRUARY 22, 2018, 11:00 AM EST - Resources for Jumpstarting Outreach Programs, Leigh Greenwood, The Nature Conservancy


  • MARCH 1, 2018, 11:00 AM EST - Recognizing and Reporting Exotic Forest Pests, Cliff Sadof, Purdue University


  • MARCH 8, 2018, 11:00 AM EST - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and Biocontrol Efforts, Mark Whitmore, Cornell University


  • MARCH 15, 2018, 11:00 AM EST - Impacts of Emerald Ash Borer on Wildlife, Alexis Grinde, The University of Minnesota


  • MARCH 22, 2018, 11:00 AM EST - Wood Utilization After Emerald Ash Borer, Jessica Simons, Southeast Michigan RC&D Council


We hope you can tune in during the live presentations, or catch the recorded versions at a later date and time. Additional webinars are being planned for fall 2018. Stay tuned for my information and the fall schedule this summer. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Stone at stone.91@osu.edu or 419-578-6783.