Hemlock Woolly Adelgid and iMap Invasives Training: Protect your Hemlock Stands
Tuesday, October 19, 2021,
10:30 AM -
Resource Managers, Friends Groups
and Citizen Scientists; Please join the Capital Region PRISM and New York State
Parks to learn how to protect your hemlock tree stands from Hemlock Woolly
Adelgid. Hemlock trees play an important role in our ecosystems,
protecting and providing habitat for both aquatic and terrestrial species. HWA
is best visible from the months of October-March, and early detection is key in
preventing this invasive species. The event will teach participants how
identify, survey, and use iMap
Invasives to report sightings of HWA. The program will consist of a
presentation on the phenology of Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, a training on the iMap
Mobile App, followed with an outdoor field survey in Grafton Lakes State Park.
Receive one on one assistance with regional experts in the field. Tools
for assessing hemlock stands will also be shared and potential methods for
Participants will meet at
Grafton Lakes State Park at the Welcome Center. Contact Kristopher Williams at
the Capital Region PRISM with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration is required and limited.
Grafton Lakes State Park Welcome Center
254 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Cropseyville, NY 12052
Last updated October 13, 2021