Thu, Feb 15|
Mount Horeb Community Center
Spongy Moth 2024: What to expect and management advice
Presented by Michael Hillstrom, Forest Health Specialist with the Wisconsin DNR
Time & Location
Feb 15, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Mount Horeb Community Center, 107 N Grove St, Mt Horeb, WI 53572, USA
About the event
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.