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Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Worshop
07/24/2018 @ 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Learn how to contribute to ash conservation. The Ecologicial Research Institute (ERI) presents this single-session training workshop. Attendees will learn how to establish ash mortality monitoring plots as part of a Monitoring Plot Network extending through the Catskills and beyond. The workshop includes training in how to recognize ash and detect the emerald ash borer (EAB); how to report EAB via the MaMA Ash/EAB Surveys Anedcata project; introduction to MaMA’s “Potential Lingering Ash Toolkit” to protect possible lingering ash from being felled; and MaMA’s other tools and integrated approach to EAB management and ash conservation. The program includes hands-on demonstrations of project techniques used to establish mortality plots, conduct Ash/EAB surveys, and report lingering ash. Workshop is presented by MaMA’s orginators, Jonathan Rosenthal (ERI Director) and Dr. Radka Wildova (ERI Senior Scientist). Free, but pre-registration is required. Presented in conjunction with Mohican Farm, the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Partnership, and Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties. Workshop takes place at Mohican Farm, 7207 State Highway 80, Cooperstown.
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