Characteristic white ovisacs of hemlock woolly adelgid.
Image by Michael Montgomery, USDA Forest Service


Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: An Education and Training Opportunity

  • Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hemlocks are one of the most important tree species in the northeast forest. The role they play is crucial to the regions they exist in. Hemlocks are also under attack by the hemlock woolly adelgid, an invasive insect that is now established in our region. Come & learn about the threat this forest pest poses for New York’s forests. This training will focus on correctly identifying hemlock trees & hemlock woolly adelgid in the field, management techniques for landowners & land managers, biocontrol opportunities, & how to volunteer with us to conserve hemlocks in your area. Register online or call 518-622-9820 x 100.

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties
6055 Route 23
Acra, NY 12405