Workshop offered for ash tree owners

Wisconsin State Farmer

NEW LONDON – Owners of woodlots and managers of urban properties with ash trees are invited to a workshop on coping with the emerald ash borer from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 3.

It will be held at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center, N3880 Rogers Road in northern Outagamie County.

Attendees will be able to learn if they have ash trees that are at risk of infestation by the emerald ash borer, how to spot trees with signs of infestation, how to protect other ash trees, and how to manage their woodlots with ash trees.

The day's activities will also include outdoor field trips.
There is a $15 registration fee, which includes a lunch. To register, call (715) 343-6215 or go on the website.
The workshop is being organized by the Golden Sands Resource Conservation and Development Council, which is observing its 45th consecutive year of operation.

Supporting sponsors for the workshop are the urban forestry grant program of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Stewardship Fund of the Community Foundation of the the Fox Valley Region.