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Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Volunteer Training
01/29/2022 All day
Volunteers are needed to help discover the extent of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid in Otsego County. This outdoor training will cover everything you need to know to begin searching for this tiny insect, including where and when to look, how to recognize hemlock trees and the woolly adelgid, and how to report your findings. This entire program will take place outdoors; please dress appropriately for the weather. Note, due to current community transmission levels of COVID-19 we are requiring participants to wear masks during the program. Program is free but pre-registration and participation in the informational webinar on January 27 is required. Foul weather date: January 28, 10am. Two sessions are available: 10-11:30am or 1-2:30 pm. When registering, please use the pulldown menu on the program selection to pick your time. Use the form below to register.
This program will take place at Fairy Spring Park, Cooperstown, approximately 1 mile north of the Village of Cooperstown. Park on the east side of the road. This program is co-sponsored by Mohican Farm and New York State Hemlock Initiative.
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