Invasive Insects of NW Michigan Trees
Gardeners interested the current status of some invasive insects of trees in our area can learn more at the January 4, 2022, 6:30 pm meeting of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan. Deb McCullough will review population status and control measures for gypsy moth and emerald ash borer, which are existing pests in our area. She will also discuss the threat of a new invasive to northwestern Michigan, the hemlock woolly adelgid.
The virtual meeting is open to the public. The event is free to MGANM members and a $5 donation is suggested for non-members. To register go to MGANM.org. by December 28th. All those who register will receive a link to the meeting via email.
About the Presenter:
Deb McCullough is a Professor in the Departments of Entomology and Forestry at Michigan State University. She has research, teaching and extension responsibilities in the general area of forest entomology. McCullough's primary research interest is to increase our understanding of the interactions between insects in forest ecosystems, and how management affects those interactions. She has written or co-authored over 40 extension publications on a variety of forest insect pests.
Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization,
as a chapter of the Michigan Master Gardener Association. 8527 E Governmental Center Drive, Suite 107, Suttons Bay. Michigan , 49682