Webinar - Identification and Management of Hemlock Pests

2:00 PM 3:30pm

This is an online event

Number of CEUs

1.5

Hemlock trees are susceptible to infestation from a variety of pests. In this webinar, participants will learn how to identify pests that endanger hemlocks, including the hemlock wooly adelgid, elongate hemlock scale, rust diseases, hemlock tip blight, and mites. Presenters will discuss abiotic stress issues hemlock trees experience and integrated control tactics that can be implemented to maintain hemlock tree health. These tactics include cultural controls (i.e., practices that discourage pest invasion), chemical controls (i.e., the use of pesticides and biopesticides), and biological controls (i.e., the use of beneficial organisms to manage pests). This webinar will provide the attendees an opportunity to obtain continuing education credits from the following state agencies and organizations: * CT, CO, DE, GA, HI, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MT, NH, TN, UT, VT, WA EPA is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the information it holds. By clicking the “Register” button below, you agree to receive emails from EPA regarding this webinar.