- This event has passed.
Science Saturday: Pine Wilt Disease
March 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM$5
Science Saturday at the LBIF tackles today’s most pressing scientific, environmental, and sustainability issues that directly affect our shore community and the Barnegat Bay. Science Saturdays are interactive and informative hands-on presentations in an informal atmosphere.
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Fee: $5, Free to LBIF Members (individual & above)!
March 9: Pine Wilt Disease
Presenter: Richard Buckley, Plant Diagnostic Laboratory of Rutgers NJAES + The LBI Garden Club
Pine wilt disease is just one of the various diseases that is causing significant problems with our plants and trees caused by the wood borer insect–the pine sawyer beetle. This session will help people understand these various diseases and how to take corrective action.