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Giant Hogweed/MAM/Spotted Lanternfly Training Workshop

2019 Giant Hogweed/MAM/Spotted Lanternfly Training Workshop – Livingston County
October 29, 2019 – 8:00am-11:30am
Watershed Education Center
5828 Big Tree Road, Lakeville, NY
*Pesticide credits are available *
Please register by Friday, October 25 to: info@conesuslake.org or (585) 721-6170

8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Introductions – Mary Underhill, Livingston County Planning Dept.

8:15am-8:45am Invasive Species, Identification and Management – Patty Wakefield-Brown, Invasive
Species Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, Finger Lakes Institute/Finger Lakes

8:45am-10:05am Giant Hogweed Look-alikes, Prevention, and Treatment – Patty Wakefield-Brown
and Jeff Fridman. Jeff is a DEC technician, where he is a certified commercial
pesticide applicator. They will discuss GH and other plants to be
aware of while in the field.

10:05am-10:15am Break

10:15am-10:45am Spotted Lanternfly: A Threat to Agriculture in New York State-
SLF is an invasive pest from Asia whose preferred host is Ailanthus altissima (tree
of heaven) and feeds on 70+ plants including grapes and hops. This insect
could have a huge negative impact on NYS forests as well as the agricultural and
tourism industries.

10:45am-11:20am Mile A-Minute – ID, Prevention and Treatment – Erica Mackey is a student at SUNY
Brockport. She will discuss the management and control of the Mile a-Minute
infestations in Geneseo and Orleans County.

11:20am-11:30am Q & A – Wrap up

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