Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s Monthly Program: West Virginia Invasive Insects, Fungi, and Pathogens
Wednesday, April 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Presenter: Anne Wakeford
PVMN Continuing Education Eligible
This event is free and open to the public.
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society welcomes Anne Wakeford as she discusses West Virginia Invasive Insects, Fungi and Pathogens.
Invasive insects and fungi have impacted agricultural crops, killed native trees and are beginning to impact amphibians and reptiles. In this talk participants will learn about some of the most common crop insect pests, tree insect pests, fungi and insect tree diseases, fungi tree diseases and amphibian, reptile and mammal fungal and viral diseases.
Anne Wakeford has been a Coordination Biologist with the WVDNR for more than 6 years. She is responsible for evaluating the impacts of construction and highways projects to fish, wildlife, and their habitats. In addition she reviews In Lieu Fee projects and Mitigation Banks in the southern part of the state. Within the last year she has given presentations on invasive species to the West Virginia Conservation Agency, WVDNR, West Virginia Division of Highways, and Brooks Bird Club and presented a poster on Invasive Plants and Their Native Look Alikes at Invasive Species Conferences. Before working with the WVDNR Anne was a marine fisheries biologist and worked throughout the country on a variety of fish species. Her university education includes: a B.S. in Biology from the University of Exeter in England, a M.S. in Marine Biology from the University of Wales, and a M.A. in Marine Affairs and Policy from the University of Miami, Florida.
This program is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430
Turn onto Hospice Lane and follow the road back. The Education Center will be on your left (the inpatient facility will be on your right). The door to enter for the PVAS Program is to the right of the main office door. Look for the yellow Audubon signs.
Please contact Krista Hawley at email@example.com or 681-252-1387 with any questions you may have.
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