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Emerald ash borer

Status of Emerald Ash Borer in Maryland & Potential for Impact to Tidal Hardwood Swamps

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect from Asia, continues to decimate ash trees in more than 30 U.S. states. It has recently expanded to Maryland's Eastern Shore. A one-hour webinar hosted by the University of Maryland Extension will be held Tuesday, August 7th from 12 PM to 1 PM to provide...

Forest Health & Your Woodland Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 17, 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Wye Research & Education Center
Why Attend? As an owner or manager of woodland, you are concerned about being a good steward of the land you own or manage, but the continued influx of invasive species, forest pests and diseases, and sea level rise, can have a dramatic impact on the health of your woodland. Insects and diseases...
In this issue: The Events Calendar includes a variety of conferences in the mid-Atlantic area, as well as the Fourth Biennial Shortleaf Pine Conference in New Jersey. Articles include news about the 2017 Maryland Tree...More info

Forest Health & Your Private Woodland workshop

Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:30pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
As an owner or manager of woodland, you are concerned about being a good steward of the land you own or manage, but the continued influx of invasive species, forest pests and diseases, and sea level rise, can have a dramatic impact on the health of your woodland. Insects and diseases such as...
In this issue: The Events Calendar includes information about a workshop in Carroll County that addresses challenges to our Eastern woodlands and the Allegheny SAF Winter Training in Pennsylvania. Articles include new information about Emerald...More info
Branching Out - Fall 2015. Branching Out is published quarterly by the University of Maryland Extension's Woodland Stewardship Education program. To subscribe, go to extension.umd.edu/woodland/subscribe-branching-out or email editor Andrew A. Kling at akling1@umd.edu .More info

Maryland Forests Association and Maryland Tree Farm Joint Regional Meeting

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
American Legion Wicomico Post 64
This joint meeting includes a brief meet and greet from 6-6:30 pm. Dinner will be served from 6:00-6:30 pm with short presentations to follow, including discussions of Emerald Ash Borer and the Northern Long-Eared Bat. At 7:30pm, there will be two concurrent presentations (the new inspection and...

Maryland Tree Farm/Maryland Forest Association Regional Meeting

Thursday, Sep. 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 9:15pm
Allegany College of Maryland
Join us for an evening of fellowship and information. Presentation topics include management of Emerald Ash Borer and Northern Long-Ear Bat. Around 7:30 pm, two concurrent presentations will discuss the new Tree Farm inspection and certification program and MFA-related topics, such as changes to...
On July 23, 2015, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued federal order that placed all of Maryland to the list of regulated areas for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This summer, the...

Emerald Ash Borer Tool Kit: Biology, Research, and Management of EAB

Tuesday, May. 19, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:45pm
James & Anne Robinson Nature Center
Plan to attend this workshop that will provide important information about current efforts to manage the Emerald Ash Borer infestation, including the insect's biology and impacts, new advances in bio-control, management in both urban and suburban settings, and tips for managing potential woodland...

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