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A Looming Threat: Emerald Ash Borer
12/12/2018 @ 6:30 pm to 8:30 pmFree
The emerald ash borer is creeping into Otsego County. This highly-destructive insect attacks and kills ash trees, which make up a significant portion of our forests and parks. Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP) Field Projects Manager, Dan Snider will provide an update on the emerald ash borer infestation in the Catskills region. Come learn about emerald ash borer biology, ash tree identification, and signs of emerald ash borer infestations. We will also discuss best management practices for infested areas, and how you can contribute to research programs to preserve ash trees on our landscape.
Dan Snider is the Field Projects Manager for the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership (CRISP), a program of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development. He has worked on invasive species issue in the Catskills region for the past 4 years, controlling high-priority infestations and providing training and outreach to the public.