Bonner County Focuses on Knapweed Root Boring Weevil Aug. 20

Friday, August 20 2010 at 9:00 AM


Paul Brusven of the Nez Perce Biocontrol Center in Lapwai, Idaho will talk about the introduction, biology and management of the knapweed root boring weevil (Cyphocleonus achates) to control knapweed. The program will consist of a short lecture followed by a release demonstration and distribution of insects. The program takes place at the UI Extension office at the Bonner County Fairgrounds Aug. 20. The program is offered free of charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 263-8511. Those not preregistering may be turned away due to lack of space.