Public Hearing on Proposed Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine - Springvale
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 6:30 PM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 8:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Importance:
Normal Priority
Category:
Educational
Location:
UME Coop Ext 15 Oak St Springvale
Description:

Location: University of Maine Cooperative Extension Office, 15 Oak Street,  Springvale

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry is proposing a quarantine to prevent the movement of emerald ash borer that will become CMR 01-001, Chapter 275. This proposed rule establishes a state quarantine against the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) to prevent its movement in firewood, ash logs, ash wood products or ash nursery stock from northern Aroostook and York Counties, to protect Maine's forest and landscape tree resources. The emerald ash borer is federally regulated and this rule fulfills the requirement that Maine must have a similar state quarantine in place because the state is partially regulated for emerald ash borer.

If you cannot attend the hearing, written comments will be accepted until midnight February 25, 2019. Please send comments to me at the address, email or fax listed below.

Gary Fish
State Horticulturist
Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry
28 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0028
gary.fish@maine.gov
207-287-7545
207-287-5576 Fax
http://www.maine.gov/dacf/php/index.shtml
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www.gotpests.org
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