Webinar: March 1
1 Cat 1 SAF CFE eligible
Field Tour: March 3, 9–1 p.m.
4 Cat 1 SAF CFE eligible
Webinar and Field Tour Registration
Register once for webinar series; field tours limited to 25 guests
Panelists John Daigle, Tyler Everett, Emily Francis, Andy Shultz, and Mike Parisio will focus on species preservation goals in the context of Brown Ash in the face of emerald ash borer (EAB); state update on EAB status, traps, and monitoring; management trials and brown ash seed collection projects; and forest/land management in face of EAB in the greater Greater Augusta Utilities District around Readfield, ME and beyond.
Webinar Panelists: John Daigle, Professor of Forest Recreation Management; Tyler Everett and Emily Francis, UMaine SFR Ph.D. students-Ash Protection Collaboration Across Wabanakik (APCAW) Lab; Andy Shultz, consulting forester; Mike Parisio, Maine Forest Service entomologist
Field Tour: Carleton Pond forest, Greater Augusta Utility District (Readfield, ME). Silviculture–operations and planned harvest in the face of EAB, impact of EAB and trap tree demo, basketry and basket quality trees, ash pounding demo, seed collection efforts.