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Meeting Notice: Boxwood Blight Meeting Slated for October 23

Boxwood blight

– The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Plant Protection and Weed Management program will hold a Boxwood Blight Meeting on Wednesday, October 23, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. at the department’s headquarters, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, in the downstairs conference rooms. The meeting will include a discussion on the regulation and enforcement steps needed to be taken if boxwood blight is found, the best ways to keep boxwood blight out of your nursery, and the history of boxwood blight in Maryland.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to the department’s Plant Protection and Weed Management program at by Friday, October 18.

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Contact Information

If you have any questions, need additional information or would like to arrange an interview, please contact:

Jason Schellhardt
Director of Communications
Telephone: 410-841-5888

Megan Guilfoyle
Public Information Officer
Telephone: 410-841-5889