Cerceris Wasp BioSurveillance for EAB Workshop

June 28, 2012
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
A. B. Ceder Classroom

Emerald Ash Borer continues to march closer to our area.  This year EAB was documented for the first time east of the Hudson River!  Several methods are utilized to detect EAB's spread.  One method uses the native Smokey-Winged Beetle Bandit (Cerceris fumipennis) wasp.  These wasps don't sting humans and are fun to catch!  Claire Rutledge (CT Ag. Exp. Station) will facilitate our training and show you the importance of the project.  This workshop starts with introductory lecture indoors and is then followed by practicing the field techniques outdoors.  Please dress for the weather and bring water.  If you are interested in participating in this workshop please contact James Fischer, WMCC Research Director

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