Meeting on bark beetle infestation

Madera County Supervisor Tom Wheeler and CalFire will host a public meeting on Bark Beetle infestation, 10 a.m. to noon, May 30, at the Oakhurst Elementary School Auditorium (49495 High School Rd Oakhurst).

Attendees will be given detailed descriptions of the beetle infestation causes, measures to be taken to prevent tree loss, problem diagnosis, and measures to be taken if tree death does occur. They will also be provided a contact list for contractors with skills in mastication, fuels reduction, and dead tree removal.

This event is free to the public, but participants are encouraged to register so there is enough meeting materials for everyone.

Details: Event Coordinator Justine Reynolds, or (559)-877-8663.

- Staff report