Monday, August 20, 2012

Municipal Emerald Ash Borer Symposium and Field Day


7:30 Registration
8:00 Welcome and emerald ash borer Update in IL
Scott Schirmer, EAB Program, Illinois Dept. of Agriculture

8:15 The latest University research on emerald ash borer management.
Dr. Fredric Miller, The Morton Arboretum

9:00 Overview of experimental design for collaborative EAB insecticide research conducted in Hazel Crest, IL and instructions for field tour.
Shawn Bernick, Rainbow Treecare Scientific

9:30 Refill coffee cups and board buses

10:00 Field tour of insecticide research trial results and application demonstrations.
Dr. Fredric Miller, The Morton Arboretum
Grant Jones, Davey Tree Expert Company
Shawn Bernick, Rainbow Treecare Scientific

12:00 Lunch - Provided

12:30 Building an emerald ash borer management plan: The practical side of what is required to create and implement an EAB management plan in your community.
Dr. Cliff Sadof, Purdue University

1:30 EAB management decision tree for municipalities: Determining what tools to use in your community’s EAB management strategy.
Jim Zwack, The Davey Institute
:15 Getting the message out: How to help citizens (and your boss) understand the truth about EAB
Joe McElroy, Naperville, IL City Council Member

3:00 Questions and Answers

RSVP by Sept. 5th
Space is limited

To register call or email Karin Strub at Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements.
Please make Karin aware of dietary allergies.
call: 952-252-0534


Anonymous said...

This looks like a very unusual program. So much so, that few if any other regions in the country could expect to have a similar opportunity.

Forward this link to city administrators and elected officials, urging them to attend and bring what they learn back to the community.

Thanks for posting!!

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