EVENT ALERT: Catch the Vespa velutina webinar on September 14th at 2:00pm EST. Topics include the Vespa velutina invasion in Spain and Italy, as well as local (U.S.) updates. Register to attend live, HERE. This event will also be recorded and shared at a later date. Detailed agenda below.
Download this flier HERE. In this webinar you will hear from Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) representatives with monitoring updates, and scientists working with beekeepers and Vespa in Europe. The webinar will be two hours including time for Q & A at the end.
2:00 pm to 2:15 pm :Hello and Welcome- Grace Kunkel, Project Apis m. and Overview/Introductions- Brooke Decker, Vice President of AIA
2:15 pm to 2:45 pm: -Research update from COLOSS Dr. Rojas Nossa & Dr. Cini
2:45 pm to 3:05 pm: - Updates from AIA Brad Cavin & David Williams
3:05 pm to 3:15 pm: - Native and non-native Hymenoptera survey Karen Roccasecca
3:15 pm to 3:25 pm - Discussion on Veto-Pharma Vespa traps Amber Leach
3:25 pm to 4:00 pm - Questions and Discussion