Take A Stand For Hemlocks


Hemlock in a mixed conifer stand (Photo: Keith Kanoti, Maine Forest Service)Description: This volunteer program invites Maine citizens and seasonal residents to "Take a Stand for Hemlocks" by adopting a hemlock stand and surveying it annually for the presence of hemlock woolly adelgid. Participants are trained to identify hemlock woolly adelgid and to apply the detection and monitoring survey methods developed by Scott Costa at the University of Vermont.

For information about the program and upcoming events contact:Volunteers for "Take A Stand" learn how to apply survey methods for detection and monitoring of hemlock woolly adelgid

Colleen Teerling (207) 287-3096

Overview of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Maine

Photos of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid


Downloads:Scott Costa (center) and volunteers examine hemlock twigs for evidence of hemlock woolly adelgid

Instruction Sheet (pdf)

Printable Data Sheets (pdf) page 1, page 2

Report Results

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Cover of: FHTET-2006-16 Standardizing Sampling for Detection and Monitoring of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Eastern Hemlock ForestsDownload from the US Forest Service Sampling protocol (1.6 MB pdf) (to request a hardcopy contact: Colleen Teerling (207) 287-3096

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Information Page (US Forest Service)

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