Emerald Ash Borer: WNY Impact — Informational Meeting — Mon. Oct 24, 2pm

The emerald ash borer is smaller than a penny. photo credit: Howard Russell, MI State U., http://www.forestryimages.org

The Emerald Ash Borer is a non-native invasive insect that threatens all ash trees, and has already reeked havoc on millions of acres of forests in the Mid-West. Learn more about the insect and its potential impacts in Western New York. A multidisciplinary task force will be created to address this growing problem in our region.

Details: October 24, 2011 at 2 PM
West Seneca Senior Center, 4620 Seneca Street, West Seneca, NY 14224-4922

Presenting Organizations:

  • Western PRISM
  • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
  • NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets
  • USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
  • Cornell University and Cornell University Cooperative Extension

  • Collaborating Sponsors: Western New York Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM); Town of West Seneca; and the Erie County Environmental Education Institute

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