Date / Time:
Thu June, 26 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Colorado Ballroom I-J
D. Stern, Sentinel Plant Network, American Public Gardens Association, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, W. Cranshaw, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, C. Baker, Horticulture, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago, Illinois, G. Paige, Horticulture, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory Arboretum, Charlotte, North Carolina, K. Stone, Horticulture, Boone County Arboretum, Union, Kentucky, Andrew Gapinski, Horticulture, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Roslindale MA
ISA Credit Hours Approved.
The recent discovery of Thousand Cankers Disease in Tennessee, Virginia and Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Ohio is as a wake-up call on the vulnerability of walnut trees in the eastern U.S. Attendees will learn about the biology of Thousand Cankers Disease, it’s symptoms, how to identify its vector, the walnut twig beetle and hear from panelists about how to safeguard your collections and natural areas.
This session has also been approved for continuing education credit hours by the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA).