Natural Control of Japanese Beetles and Hemlock Wooly Adelgid: Webinar, Wed., July 8

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Laricobius beetle feeding on hemlock woolly adelgid

Did you know that there are predator insects in Western NC that will naturally control them?

Attend our virtual class this Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at 6 p.m. to learn…

  • How to identify the predatory insects
  • What you need to do to attract them to your property
  • How you can help entomologists better understand their distribution

Class will be held online through Zoom Meeting. Upon registration, you will be sent the Zoom link to access the meeting.

The instructor is Dr. Richard C. McDonald aka “Dr. McBug” who…

  • has over 35 years experience in biological pest control;
  • has worked for the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the USDA; and
  • is owner of Symbiont, a biological pest management company based in Watauga Co.

There is no cost to attend. Please register for this event via EVENTBRITE.

For questions and recording to the event if you cannot make it live, please contact Watauga Horticulture Agent Paige Patterson: