The Workshop is Free and Sponsored by the Capital Mohawk PRISM of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
Conservation Advisory Councils (CACs) and Conservation Boards (CBs) please join the iMapInvasives Team and the Capital Mohawk PRISM (Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management) in a comprehensive workshop to learn how you can help to protect our Hemlock trees from the invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA). Hemlocks are a foundational tree and play an important ecologic function in our environment from providing critical habitat for animals to protecting our tributaries and native fish. Hemlock trees are one of the dominate trees found in northeastern New York State and provide an aesthetic appeal unique to our region.
The work shop will instruct participants on:
The final portion of the program will provide a field component with a visit to a local hemlock stand at Saratoga Springs Spa State Park. A mock tree stand evaluation focusing on identify target trees for treatment will be conducted. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice using the iMap Mobile app in the field.
Participants will be eligible for pesticide re-certification credits:
All attendees will be required to register for an iMapInvasives account on line and then download the iMap mobile app to their cellular devise a few days before the workshop.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
50 West High Street
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Last updated January 16, 2020