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Beech Bark Disease: A Long Established Forest Disease in West Virginia Reaches Monongalia County

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

| Free

Beech bark disease was first reported in WV in the early 1980s and has since spread throughout the higher elevations in eastern part of the state. In April 2016, BBD was discovered for the first time at the West Virginia Botanic Garden. During this presentation, Dr. Matt Kasson, WVU Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology, will discuss the history of the disease and potential factors influencing its progression. Most appropriate for adults. Free. * Please register by August 3. * All activities take place at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, 1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508 unless otherwise noted. * Free walks and presentations last approximately 1.5 hours. Donations are appreciated and can be made at the Lower Parking Lot Kiosk at any time. * Please refrain from bringing your pet to activities.

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Date:
August 6, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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West Virginia Botanic Garden
Phone:
304-322-2093
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Venue

West Virginia Botanic Garden
1061 Tyrone Road, Morgantown, WV 26508 US + Google Map
Phone:
304-322-2093
Website:
www.wvbg.org