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Thu, Feb 15

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Mount Horeb Community Center

Spongy Moth 2024: What to expect and management advice

Presented by Michael Hillstrom, Forest Health Specialist with the Wisconsin DNR

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Spongy Moth 2024: What to expect and management advice
Spongy Moth 2024: What to expect and management advice

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Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Mount Horeb Community Center, 107 N Grove St, Mt Horeb, WI 53572, USA

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The spongy moth populations rose dramatically in 2023, defoliating a record 374,000 acres of forest in Wisconsin. We’ll discuss where the outbreak is occurring, what to expect in 2024 and management advice for landowners.

Michael has worked as a forest health specialist for the Wisconsin DNR since 2010. He has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Entomology from UW-Madison.

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