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Emerald Ash Borer – (probably) coming to a back yard near you…
July 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Do you have an ash tree in your yard? If so, you need to know about the emerald ash borer!
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a serious invasive beetle that was discovered in Boulder, Colorado in 2013 and is spreading around the Denver Metro area. Join us to learn more about this metallic green menace. We will cover how far the beetle has spread, and what your options are for when EAB arrives in your neighborhood.
Lisa Mason has been the Horticulture Agent in Arapahoe County for Colorado State University Extension since 2018. She has a Master’s Degree in Entomology from Colorado State University (CSU). Her research focused on using citizen science to monitor native bees in urban areas. She started a citizen science program in Fort Collins called Native Bee Watch, which is growing in the Denver Metro area. She also has a Bachelor’s Degree from CSU double majoring in forestry and theatre. For a decade, she worked at the Colorado State Forest Service headquarters office in Fort Collins office managing the publications program and other statewide outreach and education programs.