Friday, August 20, 2010

Week of August 23, 2010

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in New York State

What is Known, Predictable, and Expected in Western New York

The news is not good!

EAB Update and Informational Meeting
August 31st 2010 - 2:00 pm
Woodlawn Beach State Park
3580 Lake Shore Road (Rt. 5) at Rt. 179 Interchange, Blasdell NY

Sponsored by Western New York Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (WNY PRISM)

Presenters will address EAB identification, physiology, habitat, surveillance and monitoring, known occurrences, EAB damage visual keys and descriptors followed by a question and answer period.

Co-Sponsors and Presenters include:

• NYS Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation
• NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Region 9
• NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
• USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
• Erie County Environmental Education Institute (ECEEI)

EAB is on the move across NYS. How will this impact the eight county region of WNY? Can’t attend this meeting and meet the experts? Find current information on EAB occurrence and quarantine areas in NYS:

NYS IS Clearinghouse

Point of Contact: Paul Fuhrmann - WNY PRISM 716 684 8060


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