Hemlock Invasives Triple Threat

Interested in learning more about the triple threat to the Northern New England Hemlock? This instructional presentation by Jennifer Weimer, Forest Health Specialist with the NH Division of Forests & Lands will cover the impacts of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA), Elongate Hemlock Scale (EHS), and Sirococcus tsugae. Jennifer will be joined by local forester Charlie Koch and ACC commissioner and certified Master Arborist Lee Gilman to share their boots on the ground experience with these invasives. This presentaiton will also look at how the invasive triple threat impacts the ACC Forest Management Plan for town owned parcels and participants will get a chance to the impacts first hand on the nearby Hemlock Trail.

Sponsoring Organizations: Amherst Conservation Commission, NH Division of Forests and Lands, Amherst Recreation Commission

Cost: Free, but registration required. Click here to register!

Location: Peabody Mill Environmental Center, Amherst, NH

Details: January 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

What to Bring: Dress for the weather if participating in the field trip portion (Hemlock Trail) of the event

Questions? Contact Jen Weimer at 603-464-3016 or jennifer.weimer@dred.nh.gov

 

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