45 TH NORTHEAST FOREST PATHOLOGY WORKSHOP

53 RD NORTH CENTRAL FOREST PEST WORKSHOP

Hilton, Niagara Falls , Canada

 

JUNE 8-11, 2004

Agenda

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Tuesday, June 8, 2004
 
1:00 – 5:00PM   Registration, Hotel Lobby
    Poster set-up
     
3:00 – 4:30   Fungal and insect foray
     
5:00   Hors d’oeuvres reception (Provided) and cash bar
    Dinner on your own
    Check-out Posters
     

Wednesday , June 9, 2004

     
6:30 - 8:00AM   Breakfast Watermark Restaurant (Provided)
    Continued registration
     
8:15   Introductions
     
8:30 - 8:55   "Canadian perspectives and initiatives on Phytophthora ramorum" ( Lesley Cree, CFIA)
     
8:55 – 9:20   “A U.S. Perspective of Sudden Oak Death: When, Where, Why and How” ( Kerry Britton, USDA Forest Service)
     
9:20 – 10:00   “ The hunt for Phytophthora ramorum in the Eastern United States 2003-2004” (Steve Oak, USDA Forest Service)
10:00 – 10:30   ~~~Coffee Break~~~
     
10:30 – 10:55   Phytophthora species in oak ecosystems and their possible involvement in oak decline” ( Yilmaz Balci , West Virginia University)
     
10:55 – 11:20   “Population structure of and stand management effects on Armillaria in mixed oak stands" ( Phil Wargo, Retired, USDA Forest Service)
     
11:20 – 11:45   “Oak Wilt Disease in the North Central Region: Where is it and what are we doing about it?” ( Linda Haugen, USDA Forest Service)
     
11:45 - 12:00PM  

Oak Decline in Oakville , ( John McNeil, Town Of Oakville, Ontario )

     
12:00 – 1:00PM   ~~~Lunch Watermark Restaurant (Provided)~~~
     
1:00 – 1:25   "Oak decline in North America compared to other portions of the northern hemisphere" (Kurt W. Gottschalk, USDA Forest Service)
     
1:25 – 1:50   “Past and Present studies on Agrilus” ( Robert Haack, USDA Forest Service)
     
1:50 – 2:15   “The Asian Longhorned Beetle control program in Toronto ” ( Ben Gasmann, CFIA)
     
2:15 – 2:40   “Status of butternut canker research in Vermont ” ( D.R. Bergdahl and S. Halik, University of Vermont )  
     
2:40 – 3:00   “ Beech Bark Disease in Canada ( Gaston Laflamme, CFS, Quebec )
     
3:00 – 3:30   ~~~Coffee Break~~~
     
3:30 – 3:55  

“Ash yellows viewed from the twilight zone” ( Wayne Sinclair, Cornell University )

     
3:55 – 4:20   “Black Ash Dieback in Maine : Natural Phenomenon or New Risk? ( Bill Livingston, University of Maine )
     
4:20 – 4:45   “Red Pine Pocket Mortality in Ontario – an expanding problem” ( John McLaughlin, OFRI)
     
4:45   Adjourn for the day ~~~ Dinner on your own
    Check-out Posters
     
Thursday, June 10, 2004
     
6:30 – 7:30AM   Breakfast Watermark Restaurant (Provided)
     
7:30AM Sharp   Depart for field trip. Meet in Hotel Lobby
     
12:00 – 1:00PM   ~~~Box Lunch~~~(Provided)
     
4:00 – 5:15   Wine Tour
     
7:00PM   ~~~Dinner~~~ (Provided In Meeting Room)
    After Dinner Speaker, “ If you build a conservatory “” they”” will come! (not only the butterflies and visitors but also the pests and challenges.)” (Cheryl Tyndall, Assistant Curator, Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory)
     
Friday, June 11, 2004
     
6:30 – 8:00AM   Breakfast Watermark Restaurant (Provided)
     

~~~Indoor Sessions Continue~~~ 8:00AM - 12:00PM

     
8:00 – 8:25   “ The Emerald Ash Borer control program in Ontario ” ( Ken Marchant, CFIA)
     
8:25 – 8:50   “ The biology and phenology of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis” (D.B. Lyons, G.C. Jones and K. Wainio-Keizer, CFS)
     
8:50 – 9:15   “ Michigan Statewide Trap-Tree Emerald Ash Borer Detection Survey: Concept and Application” ( Andrew Storer, Michigan Technological University)
     
9:15 – 10:10   “Development of Systemic Tree Injection Tools for Pest Management” ( Joe Meating, Bioforest Technologies)
     
10:00 – 10:30   ~~~Coffee Break~~~
     
10:30 – 10:55   "Combating Invasive Alien Forest Pests" ( Ken Marchant, CFIA)
     
10:55 – 11:20   “Systemic induced resistance in pine and its ecological implications” ( Enrico Bonello , Ohio State University)
     
11:20 – 11:45   " Ontario 's Pine Shoot Beetle Control Program" ( Dan Rowlinson, OMNR) 
     
11:45   Brief discussion: Next years meeting location and dates.
     
12:00PM   ~~~Adjourn~~~