Friday February 20, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM CST
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Harris County Flood Control, North Service Center 
7522 Prairie Oak Drive
Houston, TX 77086

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$100 HAUFC, ISAT Members and Students
$135 Non-Members


John Giedraitis 
Texas Chapter International Society of Arboriculture 

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Emerald Ash Borer - Myths, Facts and Control 

Emerald ash borer (EAB) is an invasive Asian beetle that was discovered in 2002 in Michigan and has now killed tens of millions of trees in 25 states - and Texas is next. Since 2002, scientists and arborist have learned to better identify, control and treat this serious pest. 

This one-day workshop will bring you up to date on the latest information on EAB so you can learn to identify and control it in your community. Click here for the event brochure.


7:00—8:30 Registration

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome and Introduction: Gene Basler, HAUFC President

 8:45 – 10:00 Historical Perspective—Life cycle, Biology and Cost Calculator: Amy  Stone, County Extension Director/Educator, Ohio State University Extension Service

 10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 11:00 Amy Stone, continued

 11:00 – 12:00 Not If but When: Paul Johnson, Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager Texas A&M Forest Service, Gretchen Riley, Urban and Community Forestry Texas A&M Forest Service

 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch

 12:30 – 2:30 Biological Controls: Jian Duan, Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS, Newark, DE

 2:30 – 2:45 Break

 2:45 – 3:30 Texas Plan of Action: Allen Smith, Regional Forest Health Coordinator Texas A&M Forest Service

 3:30 – 4:00 Protect Your Ash: Emmett Muennink, Southwest Regional Technical Manger, Arborjet