Extension Educator, Horticulture
August 29, 2006
The Emerald Ash Borer was found in Monticello, White County, Indiana at the Indiana Beach Private Campground in Monticello, Indiana. This is approximately 90 miles south of South Bend and 80 miles west of Kankakee, Illinois.
August 25, 2006
Emerald Ash Borer - Ask the Expert - September 27, 2006, 7 p.m., Itasca Village Hall, in the upstairs Community Room.
Edith Makra from the Morton Arboretum will present a program discussing the Emerald Ash Borer. Her presentation will help you learn to identify signs of this pest, and what to do if you think it has attacked your trees.
Spring Brook Nature Center members & volunteers: free; $3 donation for the public.
Advance registration strongly suggested.
August 9, 2006
USDA/APHIS will host a training session on Emerald Ash Borer Bark-Peeling Survey techniques on Tuesday, August 26. Sessions will be conducted by Ivich Fraser- EAB Entomologist, Brighton, Michigan. Two sessions will be offered-one at 9 a.m. and another at 11 a.m. (BOTH are FULL). An additional session has been scheduled for 2:00 p.m. There will be a limit of 25 people per session. Extension staff and Master Gardeners are welcome to attend.
Please contact Julie Kaiser at 847-299-6939 or Julie.Kaiser@aphis.usda.gov to reserve a space. The session will be held at Lovelace Park, Evanston, Illinois. The park is at the intersection of Gross Point Road and Thayer. Please wear appropriate field attire, as participants will practice bark-peeling techniques.