August 2018 Webcast - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

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Hemlock woolly adelgid is a small yet dangerous invasive insect that has become a big problem for hemlocks in Michigan and beyond. You can learn more about the species on's website:,5664,7-324-68002_71241-367635--,00....

Our guests this month are John Bedford (Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development) and Greg Norwood (Michigan DNR). Topics covered will include:

- Hemlock/Hemlock I.D.
- Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
- Signs and Symptoms
- Life Cycle
- Look-Alikes
- Dispersal
- History in US and MI Current Situation
- Response Strategy Elements/Implementation Sub-groups
- Survey
- Treatments
- Research
- Bio-control
- Quarantines/Nursery Program
- Biological Control
- Reporting
- Outreach and Education
- Additional Resources

Webcast Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:00pm