What’s Going On Thursday: HSD, EDS lecture in Canton, Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Walk & Talk planned in Canton
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 1:08 pm

WORKSHOPS, PROGRAMS ON THURSDAY

Adelgid Walk & Talk

CANTON: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Walk & Talk, 4:30 p.m.; Canton Winterfest event; local conservationists lead guided walk and talk about how you can help protect hemlock trees from an invasive forest pest called hemlock woolly adelgid; program will include a hands-on walk component where participants will learn to recognize signs of HWA and report observations using a mobile app, as well as an indoor session with more information about conservation efforts to protect Eastern Hemlock to be held at the Wachtmeister Field Station following the hike; visitors welcome to attend one or both sessions; presented by Nature Up North, the NYS Hemlock Initiative, and the St. Lawrence Eastern Lake Ontario Partnership for Invasive Species Management; event organizers prefer you register for the event; creating a free iMapinvasives user account and downloading the mobile app prior will enhance the event experience; register: www.natureupnorth.org/events; meet at Wachtmeister Field Station on County Rt. 27 and carpool to the Kip Trailhead on Pike Road, 4:30 p.m. (walk), 5:30 p.m. (talk).

HSD, EDS lecture

POTSDAM: St. Lawrence Health System and Clarkson University will present a Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) lecture, 6:30 p.m., Room 2016, Clarkson Hall, 59 Main St.; handicapped and visitor parking available; presented by Dr. Leslie Russek, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, this lecture will explain Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder (HSD) and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) to patients newly diagnosed or struggling to manage this condition; for more information, contact Dr. Leslie Russek, at [email protected]; Dr. Russek is a professor in Clarkson University’s Physical Therapy Department and specialist in pain management.