OAK WILT WORKSHOP
 
The goal of the workshop is to create a network of oak wilt ambassadors, to provide specific tools and resources to the network, and to provide guidance on how attendees can raise awareness and facilitate action on oak wilt in their communities.
WORKSHOP DETAILS
 
Date:  Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Location:  Whitchurch-Stouffville Museum & Community Centre, 14732 Woodbine Avenue, Stouffville, Ontario
 
REGISTRATION
 
There is no cost to attend the workshop, but we ask that you click on the link below to register by Wednesday, February 21, 2018
 
 
 
 
´╗┐AGENDA
 
8:00 Registration
  • Continental breakfast provided
8:30 Welcome, Introduction, and Overview of the Day
  • David Nisbet, Invasive Species Centre
9:00 Oak Wilt: Biology, Range & Impacts
  • Richard Wilson, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
9:45 Oak Wilt Field Identification and Detection
  • Philip Kurzeja, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
10:30 Health Break
 
10:45 CFIA Perspective 
  • Erin Bullas-Appleton, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
11:15 What Municipalities can do to Prepare for Oak Wilt
  • Richard Wilson, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
12:00 Lunch (provided)
 
1:00 Municipal Prevention of Oak Wilt: Case Studies from Great Lake States and Texas
  • Julie Crick, Michigan State University Extension
2:00 Oak Wilt Response in New York State 
  • TBD
2:45 Health Break
 
3:00 Building Community Awareness of Invasive Species in Ontario
  • Colin Cassin, Ontario Invasive Plant Council
3:30 Wrap up and Discussion
 
4:30 Adjourn
 
NEARBY HOTELS
 
 
 
 
 
Event ImageInvasive Species Centre
1219 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2E5
(705) 541-5790
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1219 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 2E5
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