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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Community Preparedness Planning Workshop

October 2, 2014 (1:00 PM )

Festival Building
2200 E. Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611 (Tazewell County)

Date: October 2
Time: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Participants: local officials, municipalities, park districts, arborists, and others impacted by recent EAB findings

Location: Festival Building, 2200 E. Washington St., East Peoria, IL, 61611
Topic: Recent discoveries of Emerald Ash Borer in Peoria and Tazewell counties underscores the need for communities to be proactive against EAB. Learn how to create a community action plan to manage ash trees on city-owned and private property. This workshop will discuss how to take inventory of all ash trees within your community in order to develop budget needs should large-scale ash tree removal become necessary.
  • Scott Schirmer, Bureau of Environmental Programs, Illinois Department of Agriculture
  • Reinee Hildebrandt, State Urban Forester, IDNR
  • Certified Arborist – confirmation in progress

More information and registration details for this free program are available at

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