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Pest Nature Walk postponed until Friday, March 9

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29 weeks 3 days ago
Please note: This walk was originally scheduled for Friday, March 3 but is reschedule to Friday, March 9 due to predicted inclement weather.

Join us for a late winter hike and educational opportunity at Cornell Botanic Gardens' Fall Creek Valley Natural Area and learn how to identify eastern hemlock trees and the hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA), an invasive forest pest. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week with the Cornell Botanic Gardens and New York State Hemlock Initiative teams as you learn about hemlock conservation in Ithaca and throughout New York.

Dress warmly and be sure to wear appropriate footwear, especially if conditions are snowy.

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Date/time: Friday, March 9; 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Cost: Free; registration is required
Instructor: Charlotte Malmborg, NYS Hemlock Initiative technician
Location: Meet at the Flat Rock parking lot off of Forest Home Drive


For more information about the New York State Hemlock Initiative, visit www.nyshemlockinitiative.info, or www.facebook.com/NYSHemlockInitiative.