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Forest Pest First Detector: Drought and its impact on pine bark beetles

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Date

Add to Calendar 2022-02-10 09:00:00 2022-02-10 10:00:00 Forest Pest First Detector: Drought and its impact on pine bark beetles Join us for the 2022 Forest Pest First Detector (FPFD) Coffee & Chat series. Please review the specific content information in advance of the session so we can have a robust and responsive discussion. Content specialists will not be giving lengthy presentations. There will be a few quick overview slides and then a discussion. Please come prepared to ask great questions.  Speakers: Megan O’Neil, forest health specialist, MN Department of Natural Resources, and Brian Aukema, UMN entomology professor, will discuss the impacts of 2021’s drought on pine bark beetles and mountain pine beetle populations. Refresh your memory of these beetles by visiting the DNR’s Ips webpage, Extension’s pine bark beetle management page, and the MDA’s mountain pine beetle page. CEU: Approved for Society of American Foresters (1.0 Cat 1 CFE credits), MN Forest Stewardship Plan Preparer (1 CFE credit) America/Chicago public

Time

Central time

Location

Webinar series

Contact

Angela Gupta, Extension educator
agupta@umn.edu or 507-280-2869

Join us for the 2022 Forest Pest First Detector (FPFD) Coffee & Chat series. Please review the specific content information in advance of the session so we can have a robust and responsive discussion. Content specialists will not be giving lengthy presentations. There will be a few quick overview slides and then a discussion. Please come prepared to ask great questions. 

Speakers: Megan O’Neil, forest health specialist, MN Department of Natural Resources, and Brian Aukema, UMN entomology professor, will discuss the impacts of 2021’s drought on pine bark beetles and mountain pine beetle populations.

Refresh your memory of these beetles by visiting the DNR’s Ips webpage, Extension’s pine bark beetle management page, and the MDA’s mountain pine beetle page.

CEU: Approved for Society of American Foresters (1.0 Cat 1 CFE credits), MN Forest Stewardship Plan Preparer (1 CFE credit)

Audience

Forest Pest First Detector volunteers, tree and forest professionals, MN Master Naturalist volunteers, Master Woodland Owners, and others interested in tree and forestry pests.

Cost

Free

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