Saving New Hampshire's Urban Ash Trees from Emerald Ash Borer

When

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
8:30am - 12:00pm

Overview

A presentation & demonstration of effective tools to manage EAB and Save Ash in Urban Forests.YOU WILL…

  • Learn what NH is doing to manage EAB.
  • Learn if EAB treatments are effective, the cost to treat and their features.
  • Review independent data; learn what other cities/companies are doing to protect ash.
  • Understand EAB life cycle, signs, when & how you can treat to protect Ash trees.

JOIN US!

8:30-9:00 AM Registration— Coffee & donuts

9:00 – 9:45  Piera Siegert, NH State Entomologist

  • Distribution of EAB in NH and the country
  • History of its spread in the US
  • Life Cycle, Biology, Signs, Symptoms
  • NH EAB team goals and roles
  • Overview of EAB management options

9:55 – 11:15 Rob Gorden, Arborjet Director Urban Forestry

  • Can trees be treated economically?
  • Why trunk injection for EAB?
  • Systemic injection technology, systems, and procedures.
  • City Costs: Compare Removal to Treatment
  • Review research on EAB Control.

11:15 - 12:00 Hands-on experience!

ISA Credits Approved & Pesticide Credits Requested

Trunk Injection Demo. Try equipment including: Arborjet’s Hydraulic gun, TREE IV, & QUIK-jet.

View the event flyer here. Sponsored by John Deere Landscapes & Arborjet.

Event Details

ContactBill Dixon
Phone(978) 361-5342
EmailContact via Email
OrganizationJohn Deere Landscapes
TCIA MaterialsNo
CEUsYes

Location & Directions

Society Protection of NH Forests
54 Portsmouth St
Concord, NH 03301

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