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Beyond the media: The facts about the Asian Giant Hornet (aka ‘Murder Hornet’), a potential new invader in North America

June 10, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Asian Giant Hornet (Vespa mandarinia), also coined the “Murder Hornet”, was discovered in Washington state in late 2019 and since then has been widely covered by news media.  Join us for a presentation by Dr. Chris Looney, an entomologist from the Washington State Department of Agriculture, who will separate fact from fiction on the biology, distribution, predicted impact and response strategies for this recently introduced species.

Date: Jun 10, 2020 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Image Credits: Vespa mandarinia japonica. By Yasunori Koide


Date: June 10, 2020
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm