CRISP’S MaMA Training Workshops
The Ecological Research Institute (ERI), under contract with CRISP, is presenting a series of MaMA single-session training workshops at which attendees learn, among other things, how to establish ash mortality monitoring plots for the MaMA Monitoring Plot Network extending throughout the Catskills and beyond. Data from the network are used to find areas ready to search for likely EAB-resistant lingering ash, which provide the best hope for conservation. The workshops also include: training in how to recognize ash and detect EAB; how to report EAB via the MaMA Ash/EAB Surveys project (on the Anecdata.org citizen-science platform); introductions to MaMA’s “Potential Lingering Ash Toolkit” to protect potential lingering ash; and MaMA’s other tools and integrated approach to EAB management and ash conservation.
All workshops are presented by MaMA’s originators, Jonathan Rosenthal (Director of ERI) and Dr. Radka Wildova (ERI Senior Scientist). Sessions include hands-on demonstrations of establishing mortality plots, conducting Ash/EAB surveys, and reporting lingering ash. Attendance at an ERI MaMA workshop is required for participation in the MaMA Monitoring Plot Network and MaMA Lingering Ash Search citizen science/land manager projects. For more information on MaMA, visit MonitoringAsh.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
1/2 a credit for New York Logger Training continuing education is awarded for participation.
To register, email Carla Hegeman Crim at email@example.com or call 607-865-6531.