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Invasive Insect Symposium

July 16, 2013
9:30 AM – 12 PM
Ski Hut, Rt. 30, Indian Lake NY
The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting an Invasive Insect Symposium on July 16th in Indian Lake from 9:30-12:00 at the Ski Hut off of Route 30.  Landowners, foresters, loggers, landscapers, community planners, hikers and interested citizens are encouraged to attend.
Discover the whats, whys, and costs of Asian longhorned beetle and emerald ash borer, take a forest survey hike that will teach the signs and symptoms of invaders, learn about community preparedness, and have questions answered by the experts including APIPP Director, Hilary Smith.
For questions or to register for this free event:  Contact the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District at 518-548-3991 or [email protected] by July 10.
They’re coming to invade a forest near you
with an inescapable need to kill trees.
What can you do about it?
Come to the Invasive Insect Symposium!
Schedule includes:
→ Forest Survey Hike – Tom Colarusso, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (United Stated Department of Agriculture) and Jerry Carlson, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
→ Community Preparedness – Nancy Welch, Hamilton County Cornell Cooperative Extension
→ Ecology and Adverse Impacts – Caitlin Stewart, Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District
→ Q and A with the Experts – Hilary Smith, Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program, APHIS, NYSDEC, HCCCE, and HCSWC
For more information on notorious forest invaders, please click on one of the links below:

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