Workshop on invasive forest pests

Date(s) - Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

NOCO Pavilion


A free two-day workshop on “Invasive Forest Pests: What’s Here, What’s on the Horizon and How can We Prepare” will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m.  Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 15  and 16.

The classroom session on Aug. 15 will be held in the NOCO Pavilion, 450 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda. The second day of the workshop will provide an opportunity to survey for forest pests in likely entrance corridors around Erie County. This will be a valuable training for those interested in preserving our forested lands into the future.

Learn how to identify invasive forest pest threats, their biology and how this
affects monitoring protocols and how state invasive species regulation apply to disposal and management options.

The workshop will be presented by the New York Department of Agriculture and Markets and Cornell Cooperative Extension in Erie County.

Register here or contact Sharon Bachman at 716-652-5400 x 150 or

For persons with disabilities requesting accommodations, please contact Bachman three business days prior to workshop.