Emerald Ash Borer Meeting

Emerald Ash Borer Meeting

Tuesday, January 7
7:00 p.m. 
Danville Town Hall, Route 2

The Danville Conservation Commission will be holding an informational meeting discussing the Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle species originally discovered in Michigan. The Emerald Ash Borer has since spread quickly throughout the Northeast and has been found in all states surrounding Vermont, as well as in Canada. The beetle is devastating to Ash populations. To learn more about the Emerald Ash Borer click here

This meeting is intended as a launching point into further discussions and planning in order to protect Vermont’s Ash trees from this invasive insect. The meeting is open to town planners, conservation groups and interested residents.

The speakers will be Jay Lackey, forest protection specialist, and Neil Monteith, a forester with the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation.

Refreshments will be served. Please feel free to invite other interested residents and policy makers.  

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