April 2016


Free Tree and Pesticide Management Workshop

Join the Environmental Resource Center, Wood River Land Trust and Blaine County Noxious Weed Department for a FREE Tree and Pesticide Management Workshop on Thursday, April 7, from 9:00 – 11:30 am at the Community Campus in Hailey.  Coffee and snacks will be provided at 8:30 a.m.

This workshop is open to all - homeowners, landscapers, property managers, arborists and community members. Participants will learn about Integrated Pest Management and how it is being implemented in the Wood River Valley through the lens of tree disease and best control practices, soil health, composting and bio-control alternatives for noxious weed control. Speakers include: Carl Hjelm of Alpine Tree Service, Inc.; Jeff Beacham of ArborCare Resources, Inc.; and Joey Milan, Biological Control Specialist for the Bureau of Land Management.

Three pesticide credits and 2.75 arborist credits are available and pre-registration is suggested at

With the snow melting and spring upon us, we are all eager to dig in and create beautiful landscapes that can be enjoyed by all.  Join us in learning how to effectively manage and control weeds while still protecting the environment.  


Please Pre-register here: Tree and Pesticide Workshop  For the agenda, visit: or for more information, call 208.788.3947.