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Addressing Threats to Michigan's Forest Health (East Lansing)

Sponsoring Organization: MSU

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018

Start Time: 9:00 a.m.

End Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location : Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, Michigan State University, 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI. 48824

Description of the Event: 

Addressing Threats to Michigan's Forest Health

March 8, 2018 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Doors open at 8:40 a.m.

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center
219 S Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48824

This innovative workshop is designed to help forest landowners as well as forestry and landscape professionals become more familiar with current and upcoming threats to Michigan's forest health. Dr. Deb McCullough will provide updates on invasive forest pests that are active in Michigan as well as an update on the spotted lanternfly, an invasive forest pest not yet found in Michigan. In addition, Dr. Monique Sakalidis and her research group will share facts, symptoms and current research on a number of pests and pathogens affecting the health of Michigan's forests.

Cost: $20 per person, $15 for each additional family member (include materials and refreshments. Lunch is on your own.)

Registration and Flyer 

Contact Information
For information contact Natural Resources Extension Specialist, Georgia Peterson, at or 517-353-9435 or Forestry Extension Educator, Julie Crick, at or 989-275-7179.

Education Credit Hours: 5 (exclusive of lunch and breaks)

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