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REUFIS Meeting

2017-10-17 - 2017-10-19

REUFIS Meeting 17-19 October 2017

16-Oct Monday – Arrival of participants

17-Oct Tuesday – Invasive insects (training – Bark and ambrosia beetles)

Opening and introduction
Overview – invasive insects in Europe and Central Asia (REU region) General biology, ecology, morphology and management of bark and ambrosia beetle (BAB) Invasive BAB in the world and REU region
  • Introduction to BAB identification & taxonomy
  • Tools and resources for BAB identification
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Practical training
  • Identification of BAB – find a character!
  • Identification of BAB species with synoptic collections and a booklet
17:00 Closing

18-Oct Wednesday – Climate Change and Invasive Species

Opening and introduction
Impact of climate change on introduction and spread of forest invasive species (Sharing regional and country experiences)
  • Mammals
  • Invertebrates
  • Microorganisms
12:30 Lunch break
13:30 Impact of climate change on introduction and spread of invasive species (Sharing regional and country experiences)
  • Invasive plants
Network contribution to global Forest Health products FAO upcoming Forest Health Guide
17:00 Closing

19-Oct Thursday – REUFIS inaugural meeting

Opening
Mandate of the network Communication activities
  • Website
  • Awareness activities
Election of the Secretary and the Executive Committee
11:00 Workplan for 2018 and upcoming events
12:00 Lunch break
13:00 Departure for the field trip
18:00 Dinner

20-Oct Friday – Departure of participants

Details

Start:
2017-10-17
End:
2017-10-19
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Website:
www.reufis.org/event/reufis_meeting/