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Invasive Jumping Worms Program with Dr. Annise Dobson In-Person

Invasive Jumping Worms: How to spot them and how to stop them!

Asian jumping worm is an invasive earthworm that dramatically impacts the health of the landscape and forested soils. This invasive worm easily goes unnoticed and is mostly unknowingly spread by gardeners through infested nursery stock.

If you are a gardener or someone who sells plants, please join us to learn how to recognize Asian jumping worm, what to do if you find it and how to prevent the spread.

Join us for this IN-PERSON program on Tuesday Oct 4th 6PM Hubbard Room, at Russell Library.

Metered Parking is located across the street from the library.

If you need accommodations, please email Christy Billings at cbillings@russelllibrary.org.

Dr. Annise Dobson grew up on a farm in the Ottawa Valley in Canada. After completing her PhD at Cornell University, she began a position as a postdoctoral researcher at the Yale School of the Environment. Her research focuses on the impacts of jumping worms, white tailed deer, and other stressors to native plant communities in the Northeastern United States. Currently, she is working to identify the movement and impacts of jumping worms in forests of the northeast.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Hubbard Room
In person: onsite
  Ages 19+  

Registration is required. There are 47 seats available.

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