Aug 07 2024


9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sharpen Your Tree Insect and Disease Skills

Learn to: identify major tree borers and scales, spot problems specific to oaks, submit samples to a diagnostic Clinic, and identify and monitor for future tree pests.


  • Tivon Feeley: Forest Health Program Leader, Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Dr. Laura Iles, Director of North Central Integrated Pest Management Center at Iowa State University
  • Dr. Chelsea Harbach, Plant Disease Diagnostician, Iowa State University Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic
  • Robin Pruisner, State Entomologist, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship

Dates/Time: Wednesday, August 7th; 9:00-3:00pm

Location: City of Ames Water Treatment Plant Conference Room, 1800 E. 13th Street

Ames, Iowa 50010

Fee: $45 Iowa Arborist Association Member rate or $55 for nonmembers. This registration includes lunch.

To register, click here registration will be open until July 30th or when we reach to 45 attendees (space is limited).


Know what to look for in 2024! Ideal for arborists, municipal park or public works employees, landscape architects, horticulturists, and nursery growers. This workshop series cover common and emerging issues on oaks, tree borers and scales, resources and how to submit the best samples to Iowa University Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic, and emerging invasive pests and diseases.

Continuing education credits are available for ISA Certified Arborist.


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