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CFIA biologist to speak at Yarmouth County Museum about issue affecting hemlock trees

Ron Neville, plant health survey biologist with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, will speak at the Yarmouth County Museum Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m., a session sponsored by TREPA.
Ron Neville, plant health survey biologist with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, will speak at the Yarmouth County Museum Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m., a session sponsored by TREPA. - Contributed

Little bug causing big problems, says TREPA, which is sponsoring session

“Our hemlock trees are in serious trouble,” says the Tusket River Environmental Protection Association.  “The culprit is an aphid relative, the hemlock woolly adelgid, and currently, our end of the province is the most at threat.”

TREPA invites members of the public to find out more.

On Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. the association will be sponsoring a talk by Ron Neville, plant health survey biologist with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, at the Yarmouth County Museum and Archives, 22 Collins St., Yarmouth. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Anyone with questions about the session can contact John Sollows (902-742-2802).

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