UMass Extension’s Landscape, Nursery, and Urban Forestry Program and the Extension Fruit Program will hold a series of free Tuesday webinars focusing on the impact, monitoring, and management of invasive insects in Massachusetts and elsewhere. Topics will include invasive forest pests, spotted lanternfly, the biological control of winter moth, Asian longhorned beetle updates, planned detection surveys in Massachusetts and New England, and more!
On Tuesday, February 2nd, Ryan Vazquez from APHIS’ Longhorned Beetle Cooperative Eradication Program will discuss current progress toward the eradication of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis; ALB) in Worcester, MA and surrounding towns.
This will include current program updates for the effort in Massachusetts, as well as a discussion of the most recent detection of ALB in the United States in Hollywood, South Carolina in 2020.
Preregistration is required to access this webinar. Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/108147275900738830
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.