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Western NC Forest Health Workshop
February 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
This workshop will feature presentations on various topics of forest health by speakers from NC State Extension Forestry, US Forest Service, and NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division. Topics include invasive species, bark beetles, and forest health issues specific to the mountains and piedmont areas of NC.
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9:00 am – Spotted lanternfly & gypsy moth (Whitney Swink & Allison Ballantyne, NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division)
9:30 am – It’s an Invasion! Invasive species update (Kelly Oten, NCSU Extension)
10:30 am – Pine Bark Beetles – Identification, Biology, management (Paul Merten, USFS)
11:00 am – Conifer pests: Christmas tree pests & hemlock woolly adelgid (Jill Sidebottom, NCSU Extension)
11:30 am – Western forest disease issues (Ryan Blaedow, USFS)
12:00 pm – Adjourn
Continuing Education Credits:
Society of American Foresters – Certified Forester Education (SAF-CFE) – 3 hour Category 1 Credit
NC pesticide credits – NC pesticide credits: 3 hours Cat. D, G, N, X; 1 hour Cat. I