CLEAR 2015 Webinar Series

Update on the Emerald Ash Borer in Connecticut

Running Time: 01:07:58

Abstract

The emerald ash borer is a small, shimmering green, non-native insect that kills ash trees. Learn about the biology of the pest, how to identify an ash tree, what efforts are currently being used to control and manage the insect, and what steps private landowners and natural resources professionals can take to limit the impact of the infestation.  


Presenters

Chris Donnelly, Urban Forestry Coordinator, CT DEEP

Chris Donnelly is the Urban Forestry Coordinator in the Division of Forestry, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.  He enjoys working with a broad cross-section of people involved with trees and urban forestry in the state of Connecticut.

Nancy Marek

Nancy Marek is an Extension Forester for the University of Connecticut. She specializes in private forest lands management providing education to landowners and land managers on such topics as forest and wildlife management, identifying woody trees and shrubs, and forest ecology.