a disease on Maine’s forests

Merryspring to host online talk with a forest pathologist: Beech Leaf Disease Management

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Forest Pathologist Aaron Bergdahl will lead an online presentation titled “Beech Leaf Disease Management” in a webinar hosted by Merryspring Nature Center on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, at 12 p.m.

A new disease of beech trees, beech leaf disease was found in Maine in 2021. Bergdahl, who works for the Maine Forest Service, will present the biology of it, discuss potential impacts of this new disease on Maine’s forests and overview current research on beech leaf disease management.

This program is part of the Winter Online Talk series at Merryspring, sponsored by Renys – A Maine Adventure, and co-sponsored by Allen Insurance & Financial and Camden Riverhouse Hotel.

Access to a computer or smart device is required to attend. Please email info@merryspring.org to register for this program. Zoom links are sent on the mornings of the talks. Talks are not recorded.

Attendance is free for all.


Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact info@merryspring.org or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 

Tue, 03/21/2023 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

Zoom webinar