Title: Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Deregulation and Continuation of APHIS EAB Biological Control Program
Speaker: Herb Bolton, National Policy Manager for Emerald Ash Borer, APHIS
Date: March 18th, 11:00 AM ET
Abstract: This webinar will cover the recent federal domestic deregulation of emerald ash borer (EAB). Herb Bolton will discuss what regulatory actions the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has ended since deregulation, and the continuation of the APHIS EAB program for biological control, EAB IPM and biological control research, and communication and outreach to the public on firewood. Ben Slager will give an overview of the APHIS EAB biological control program, the status of the program nationally, and how states and other partners can get involved in the release and recovery of the EAB parasitoids.