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invasive species

Inside this Issue: + Stormwater Sleuthing + Watershed Health and Invasive Species + Water: an Alphabet Soup? + Art and Water + What to Do When You Don't Have a Yard to Improve + Nature's...More info

Natural Area Management Services Webinar Series

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Natural Area Management Services Webinar Series This webinar series will help green industry professionals, land managers, and landowners learn about natural area management services. Join this webinar series and learn about expanding Green Industry services to your clientele, and earn a variety of...

Learn How to Identify Your Native Trees!

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Identifying trees and shrubs is a real challenge to anyone who wants to learn more about what is growing on their property and carry out management activities. To control invasive species, thin the woods, or cut firewood, you want to make sure you are treating the right plant and not harming more...
blue catfish
Since a recent purchasing agreement by state agencies made it possible to sell the invasive blue catfish to state institutions, Cathy Liu and Erin Carney of the University of Maryland Extension have...

Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly ( Lycorma delicatula ) is a new invasive pest insect in the Mid-Atlantic. It has the potential to be an important pest on several important crops. It has been detected in several states that border Maryland, but has not yet been detected in Maryland. This publication...

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...

Enhancing Your Natural Environment

Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Join the Baltimore County Forestry Board for the workshop, "Enhancing Your Natural Environment," at the Baltimore County Ag Center in Hunt Valley. Expert speakers will help you understand: why pollinators are so important the benefits of bats which native plants are appropriate in different...

Past, Present, and Future Challenges for Our Forests

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
VFW Post 467
Feeling stressed? Unfortunately, it is not only people that suffer from stress. Drought, non-native insect pests, imported pathogens, and climate change are stressing our forests and our landscape trees. Join the Carroll County Forest Conservancy District Board and the Maryland Extension Service...

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...

Environmental Challenges - Backyard and Beyond

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
The Maryland Zoo
The Baltimore County Forestry Board presents the workshop "Environmental Challenges - Backyard and Beyond" at the beautiful Mansion House in the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Expert speakers will provide you with answers to questions such as how deer impact the urban/suburban landscape, how invasive...


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