Act Now to Reduce Summer Woes: Browntail Moth Biology, Recognition, and Management - Deer Isle
Start Date/Time:
Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Saturday, April 7, 2018 12:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Scott's Landing Preserve, N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isl
Location: Scott's Landing Preserve, N Deer Isle Rd, Deer Isle

Browntail moth populations are on the rise in Deer Isle. Browntail moth caterpillars have tiny hairs can cause a rash on people and other animals or even cause breathing problems in sensitive individuals.

Participants in the workshop in will learn how to recognize browntail moth and learn important information about biology and management of the pest and precautions to limit exposure.

Join Allison Kanoti, Forest Entomologist, Maine Forest Service, DACF,and Karla Boyd, MS Student, University of Maine, Orono for this informative and hands on learning experience.

Participants may want to bring:
Outdoor apparel appropriate for the weather
Sturdy shoes
Hand clippers
Pole pruners
Tick repellant and/or protective clothing
Hand lens
This workshop will be held outdoors unless the weather is prohibitive. Please plan for walking on uneven terrain.

Contact Phone: 

Pre-registration is requested. Please contact Island Heritage Trust at 348-2455 to register or for more information.

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