St. Paul, Minn. (3/2/2010) —University of Minnesota Extension will host a woodland pest management workshop Tues., March 16, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Bunker Hills Activities Center, 550 Bunker Lake Blvd. NW, Andover.
Identification, control, and management of invasive plants, pests (including emerald ash borer) and diseases threatening Minnesota woodlands will be addressed. The cost is $20 and the educational workshop is open to the public.
Learning how to manage these invaders will help participants promote healthy forests and woody landscapes. This workshop is a part of the Woodland Advisor program and is approved as a Woodland Advisor elective and as continuing education hours for Master Gardeners and Stewardship Plan Preparers.
Woodland Advisor is a program of the University of Minnesota Extension, Minnesota Forestry Association, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources--Division of Forestry, with support from the Forest Stewardship Program.For more information, visit http://cfc.cfans.umn.edu/wa/. Pre-registration is required; contact Sue Crotty at (888) 241-0720 or email@example.com.