Botany Blast: New and Emerging Pests at the Arnold Arboretum

Date: 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

125 Arborway, Hunnewell Building, Boston

Jared Rubinstein, Living Collections Fellow, Arnold Arboretum, and Javier Marin, Forest Pest Outreach Coordinator, Crop & Pest Services, Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources

The Arnold Arboretum has a long history of finding innovative ways of responding to threats to the collection from pests and diseases. Come learn about some new and emerging pests in the region and how the Arboretum is trying to get ahead of their arrival. We’ll talk specifically about spotted lanternfly, thousand cankers disease, southern pine beetle, and winter moth.

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