Invasive Insects Webinar
Time:1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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University of Illinois Agricultural Pest Survey Coordinator, Kelly Estes, will talk about Illinois Most Unwanted, the latest pests in Illinois that threaten farmers, gardeners and homeowners. Kelly will discuss identification characteristics, host preferences, where these insects are right now and what their population means to Illinois. With the knowledge of the pest damage that has already occurred from unwanted pests like Emerald Ash Borer and Gypsy moth, identification of these future invading insects and locating hot spots is key for prevention.
Programs will be held at the U of I Extension Buildings in Springfield and Lincoln.
Participants also have the option to listen to the webinar from home by registering at online.The presentation will be via computer but will allow live discussion between the instructor and gardeners throughout Illinois.
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Registration: Online registration form.