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Webinar – Grasshoppers of Concern to the Cariboo’s Agriculture Sector

Date: December 11, 2019

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Presenter: Dan Johnson, University of Lethbridge

Overview: In this webinar you will learn about the range of grasshoppers present in the Cariboo, their impacts on the agriculture sector and mitigation tactics. This webinar will be of particular interest to agricultural producers in the Cariboo region. As it it will include information on recognizing non-pests, this webinar may also be of value to environmental researchers interested in ecosystem health and food webs

Presenter bio: Dan Johnson is currently Professor of Environmental Science at the University of Lethbridge, with research in biogeography, environmentally sustainable agriculture, entomology, biodiversity, rational pest management, biological control, ecology, insect movement, biometeorology, alternatives to chemical pesticides, insects as vectors of plant diseases, methods of forecasting, wildlife ecology, environmental safety, and analysis and modeling of environmental and experimental data.

Advance registration is required. Please complete the registration form here.