August, 2007
Regional Report

Web Finds

Japanese Beetle
This USDA Japanese Beetle Web page includes clear information about Japanese beetles. There are pictures of the adults, larvae, and eggs; life cycle description, and control information. The USDA recommends the Integrated Pest Management approach that targets the infestation. It explains biological and chemical controls and monitoring techniques.

Shows & Events

Sunset Sippin' at the Scott Arboretum
Enjoy the fragrant summersweet (Clethra alnifolia) while sipping Victory Brewing Company's Sunrise Weissbier on Aug. 23, (rain date, Aug. 30), 6 to 8 p.m., in the Scott Arboretum's John W. Nason Garden, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. Members: $15, Nonmembers: $30. Entrance fee includes hors d'oeuvres, beer-tasting, guided tours, and a raffle. For info, call (610) 328-8025; or e-mail: scott@swarthmore.edu.

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