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Webinar: Tree-of-Heaven and Spotted Lanternfly: Significant Risks to Washington State
Monday, November 01, 2021, 10:00 AM PST
Category: Affiliate Events

Washington Invasive Species Council LogoJoin a November 1st Webinar to learn about tree-of-heaven and spotted lanternfly, including the risk spotted lanternfly poses to Washington and how you can help. The Webinar will begin at 10:00 AM and end at 12:00 PM Pacific Time. Attendees with Washington pesticide and structural pest inspector licenses will earn one recertification credit.

State agencies are asking the public to report an invasive tree called tree-of-heaven throughout October to help prevent the introduction of a harmful insect, the spotted lanternfly. Learn more by visiting this news release.

Speakers:

  • Sam Landis, Vynecrest Vineyards (Pennsylvania)
  • Dr. Kelli Hoover, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dr. Kyle Beucke, California Department of Food and Agriculture
  • David Pegos, California Invasive Species Advisory Committee
  • Sven-Erik Spichiger, Washington State Department of Agriculture
  • Joshua Milnes, Washington State Department of Agriculture
  • Anne Schuster, Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board
  • Justin Bush, Washington Invasive Species Council

Topics:

  • Spotted Lanternfly Overview and Risk to Washington
  • Spotted Lanternfly Impacts to Vineyards in Pennsylvania
  • Spotted Lanternfly Impacts to Forests and Parks in Pennsylvania
  • Overview of Spotted Lanternfly Interceptions in California
  • Tree-of-Heaven Identification, Management, and Non-invasive Alternatives
  • Results of October 2021 Tree-of-Heaven Census and Spotted Lanternfly Visual Survey
  • Next Steps and Action Plan Overview
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