Brown ash, emerald ash borer webinar and field tour to take place March 1, 3

A webinar and field tour of research about brown ash and the emerald ash borer will be held March 1 and 3, respectively, by the University of Maine Center for Research on Sustainable Forests (CRSF). 

The webinar on March 1 will discuss species preservation goals in the context of brown ash trees in the face of emerald ash borer, including a Maine Forest Service update on EAB status, traps and monitoring; management trials and brown ash seed collection projects; and forest/land management strategies. Panelists include John Daigle, professor of forest recreation management in the School of Forest Resources (SFR); SFR graduate students Tyler Everett and Emily Francis; Andy Shultz, consulting forester; and Mike Parisio of the Maine Forest Service. A field tour of the Greater Augusta Utilities District around Readfield will follow on March 3.

For details, resources and registration details, visit the CRSF website.