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Pa. forestry experts to talk about diseases and insect pests

March 07, 2013

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — On Thursday, March 14, at the Cumberland Woodland Owners Association meeting, Sharon Coons and Nathan Fite, foresters with the Pennsylvania bureau of forestry, will talk about diseases and insect pests threatening Pennsylvania forests.

Information for woodland owners on identification and methods for controlling forest insect pests such as Gypsy Moth, Hemlock Wooly Adelgid, Emerald Ash Borer, Tent Caterpillars, Scale Insects, and Weevils will be presented.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m., at the Penn State Extension office, 181 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg. The meeting is open to the public.

Attendees do not have to be a member of the association and there is no cost to attend.

The workshop is handicapped accessible. 

For more information, call 717-263-9226.

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