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Carolina Canopy Workshop: Urban Pest Management Update

Feb 24, 2022

8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

8:30 –8:45 a.m. - Registration and Welcome

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. - Spotted Lanternfly: What to expect in North Carolina                              

Dr. Kevin Chase, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories

Spotted lanternfly was recently detected in Carroll County, VA, due north of the Yadkin Valley in North Carolina. We will discuss the invasion history, biology, and management tactics to deal with this pest in North Carolina.  

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. - Break  

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Summer in the City: Climate change and urban forest pests                            

Dr. Kelly Oten, NC State University

As predicted trends associated with climate change impact urban trees, insect and disease pests that attack them will also be affected. Learn more about potential impacts and mitigation strategies in a warming climate.  

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. - Pests and Insects in the Urban Canopy                       

Dr. Kevin Chase, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories                                              

Dr. Chase will explain the common pests affecting NC tree canopies and landscapes, such as scales, aphids, caterpillars, bark beetles, and other wood boring insects.  He will also provide an update on the spread and control of emerald ash borer.  

Education credits applied for:

ISA - 3 CEUs

SAF - 3 credits NCLC - 3 credits

NC Pesticide - 3 credits    

Questions? Contact Leslie Moorman 252-653-6277 or


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Non-Member Early Fee Amount: $45.00
Non-Member Late Fee Amount: $45.00
Member Early Fee Amount: $25.00
Member Late Fee Amount: $25.00

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