Escarabajos invasores vs. Árboles: Duelo de titanes en el Bosque Urbano de California - webinar with Dr. Beatriz Nobua-Behrmann

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on Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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Los árboles de California se enfrentan constantemente con una gran variedad de insectos plaga invasores. En particular, varias especies de escarabajos invasores están causando daño severo ? e incluso la muerte ? de miles de árboles, tanto en el bosque urbano como en áreas naturales. ¿Cómo llegan estos escarabajos invasores a nuestro bosque urbano? ¿Por qué son un problema tan grande? ¿Qué podemos hacer para proteger a nuestros árboles de estas implacables plagas? En este webinar exploraremos estas preguntas, haciendo énfasis en algunas de las especies de escarabajos plaga que están causando mayor impacto en el bosque urbano de California. 

California trees are constantly fighting a wide variety of invasive insect pests. Particularly, several species of invasive beetles are causing severe damage -and even death- to thousands of trees, both in the urban forest and in natural areas. How do these invasive beetles arrive to our urban forests? Why are they such a big problem? What can we do to protect our trees from these relentless pests? In this webinar we’ll explore theses questions, with emphasis in some of the species of invasive beetles that are causing the biggest impact in the urban forests of California.


Beatriz Nobua-Behrman joined UC Cooperative Extension as an urban forestry and natural resources advisor serving Orange and Los Angeles counties on March 25, 2019. As a UCCE staff research associate in Orange County since 2017, Nobua-Behrman provided management and direction to conduct a research and extension program focused on the impact of invasive insects on urban landscapes and wildlands surrounding urbanized environments. The main focus of the program was to conducting surveys of infestations in regional parks and open spaces in order to develop management strategies that are efficacious and economically feasible. Nobua-Behrmann completed bachelor's and doctorate degrees in biology from the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina.


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