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Insects and Diseases to Look Out For in 2021 – Jan. 10 – WLS 2021

Sunday, January 10 2:00 pm
Sunday, January 10 3:00 pm



Please consider joining us next week for our program, Non-native earthworms and their effects on mid-Atlantic forest soils.

John Verbrugge, an arborist representative from Bartlett Tree Experts, will discuss increasing pressures on trees from new and common pests and diseases. He will discuss the newest invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly, along with scale insects, borers and foliage and root diseases that are found throughout the Delaware Valley. He will also cover recommended monitoring and inspection methods to manage the health of trees and shrubs in your landscape.

John Verbrugge is a graduate of Delaware Valley University who has worked in arboriculture for 15 years. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist and a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert. In his free time, he enjoys collecting rare and unique plants, particularly dwarf conifers.

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Program Fee: $15 (Members, enter your code at checkout to receive your 20% discount.)

Additional Information: Online registration for this program closes on Jan. 10, 2021, at 12:00 pm. Zoom invitations will be sent out after this time to the email used to register for the event. The link will come from OR

This lecture is part of our annual Winter Lecture Series. The series features presentations by regionally renowned experts who address a wide range of topics related to natural history, biodiversity, ecological gardening, native plants and native wildlife. All lectures will be held virtually using Zoom.

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Regular Admission – $15