Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) was recently discovered at Lake Katharine State State Nature Preserve in Jackson County. This nonnative invasive pest has the potential to cause widespread mortality in Ohio’s hemlock forests.
Ohio State UniversityExtension is working with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Divisions of Forestry, and Natural Areas and Preserves) to offer an educational program “Hemlock Woolly Adelgid-A pest threatining the hemlocks in Jackson County” on April 6th at Canter’s Cave 4-H camp.
Join us at Canter’s Cave to:
- Experience the magnificent hemlock trees at Canter’s Cave 4-H Camp
- Understand the importance of hemlock trees to tourism and the environment in Ohio
- Learn the significance of hemlock stands at Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve and the Rock Run area of Jackson County
- Become aware of the serious threat that Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA), a nonnative invasive insect, poses to hemlock trees in the eastern US
- Receive updates on the current status of HWA in Ohio and at Lake Katharine
- Learn about Ohio’s Efforts to proactively manage HWA
- Join in our effort to detect this pest and spread the word
Program Flyer: HWA Fyer 4-6-15 Canter’s Cave
Link to directions to Canter’s Cave: http://4hcanterscave.osu.edu/find-us/directions
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Ohio Publication: http://ohioline.osu.edu/pdf/b962-14.pdf
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