Wednesday, January 10, 2024
9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
County College of Morris
9:00 am Key Steps for Long-Term Management of Beech Leaf Disease (BLD) & Spotted Lanternfly (SLF)
Jean Epiphan, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Morris County Agent
10:00 am Foundations in Tree Risk Assessment - Fundamentals You Should Know
Wayne Cahilly, owner/operator of Cahilly’s Horticultural Services
11:00 am 2023 Dead Tree Update: The View from The Plant Diagnostic Lab
Richard J. Buckley, Director of the Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Lab
1:15 pm Pesticide Storage and Spills: Best Management Practices for Minimizing Risk
Patricia D. Hastings, PSEP Coordinator, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station Cooperative Extension Pest Management Office
2:15 pm Protection of Tree Root Zones and Construction Damage: How many roots would be too much?
Jason Grabosky, Rutgers Professor of Urban Forestry
3:15 pm Evaluations and Pesticide Credits
You must be present for the entire program to be eligible for NJDEP Pesticide Credits.
NJDEP Credits Awarded: CORE-2 units, Cat 2-4 units, 3A-6 units, 6B-4 units, 8C-4 units, 9-2 units, 10-4 units, PP2-4 units.
LTE/LTCO-5 units, NJUCF-5 units,
ISA- Certified Arborist-5 units, Municipal Specialist-5 units
BCMA - Science: 2 units, BCMA - Practice: 2 units, BCMA - Management: 1 unit.
NJAES Rutgers Cooperative Extension
Cynthia Triolo, 973-285-8306