July 23, 9am–3:30pmWhere
Geauga County Parks Big Creek Park 9160 Robinson Rd, Chardon, OH
Landowners are being faced with the challenge of numerous invasive insects changing their wooded landscape. Which insects should you be on the lookout for? What can you do? We will explore the insects that are here in Ohio and look at one that is in a nearby state. Then we will explore the wooded area at Big Creek Park to see the impacts of some of these insects.
9:05 Introduction to Invasive Insects
9:45 Emerald Ash Borer, Asian Longhorned Beetle, Viburnum Leaf
Beetle, Spotted Lantern Fly, Thousand canker Disease
12:05 LUNCH – provided
12:50 Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Gypsy Moth
1:50 What to do if you find one!
2:15 In the field – impacts of the insects on the forest
$35 – Register by July 16, 2015
Continuing Education Credits will be offered where appropriate