Staff and volunteers with the Prince William Cooperative Extension’s
Environment and Natural Resources program provide educational programs for individuals and business to implement sound practices producing aesthetically pleasing landscapes that have minimal negative impacts on the environment. Programs include:
INVASIVE PEST ALERT
The Spotted Lanternfly has been found north of Winchester in Virginia. This insect is a pest of grapes, peaches, hops, and apples. It is commonly associated with tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus altissima. It has the potential to be a serious pest of agriculture and home gardens in Virginia. A new Virginia Cooperative Extension publicaiton on Spotted Lantern Fly can be found at:
If anyone has questions or believes they have found this insect, please report it with location and photos to this website: https://ask.extension.org/groups/1981/ask
Local Viewing Opportunity
HOMETOWN HABITAT: STORIES
OF BRINGING NATURE HOME
WEDNESDAY May 30, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
[DOORS OPEN at 5:00 p.m., with REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE]
NO ADVANCE RESERVATIONS or TICKETS REQUIRED. Seating is first-come, first-served.
Held at: MERRIFIELD GARDEN CENTER- GAINESVILLE
Seminar Room (in the Greenhouse)
6895 Wellington Rd.
Manassas, VA 20109
* FREE SCREENING of selected segments of the film
* Q/A FOLLOW-UP with Carol A. Heiser, Habitat Education Coordinator of Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
* EXHIBITS by local organizations, with information about native plants and wildlife habitat.
Each Participant will receive a FREE Guide to Native Plants for Northern Virginia
EVENT CONTACT is Carol.Heiser@dgif.virginia.gov
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Virginia Cooperative Extension
Environment and Natural Resources
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas VA 20109
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