It has been confirmed in Fayette County. Now What?? Fayette County Extension and Outreach in Fayette will host an informational meeting concerning the presence of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees.
A meeting will be held May 3, 2017 at the Oelwein Public Library, 201 East Charles Street, from 6:30 - 8:00 P.M. for homeowners and other concerned citizens. The meeting is free and no registration is required.
You will learn how to identify EAB, how to identify an ash tree, signs of EAB infestation, EAB treatment options, is the tree safe? and is it a candidate for treatment?
Presenting at the meeting are Dr. Donald Lewis, ISU Professor of Entomology & Extension Entomologist; Mike Kintner, Iowa Dept. of Agriculture & Land Stewardship and Emma Hanigan, Iowa DNR Urban Forestry Coordinator.