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Pine health issues in the southeastern U.S.

Several biotic and abiotic stressors, including insects, pathogens, and weather, can impact pine growth in the Southeast. Dr. David Coyle (Clemson University) will provide a general overview of identification, impact, and management strategies for pine...

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4/16/21
Lessons Learned: A New Kind of Rose Garden

Available to Members only.

Since the Ontario Cosmetic Pesticide Ban of 2009, Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) had struggled to maintain its Rose Garden to world class standards. Ontario's 2017 sesquicentennial celebration afforded the perfect...

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10/12/20
Inventory and Design Opportunities for Pollinator Habitat on Working Lands

In this first webinar in a two-part series, planners will learn about inventory tools and whole farm conservation planning approaches to enhance pollinator and other wildlife habitat. Specifically, we will give an overview of key pollinator habitat...

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8/20/20
Emerald Ash Borer Update

Nate Siegert, Ph.D., USDA Forest Service, discusses the latest information pertaining to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and its continued spread across the urban forests of the U.S. and Canada. Learning Objective: Attendees will better understand the...

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11/11/19
Oak decline in the United States

Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of biotic and abiotic factors such as climate, site quality and advancing tree age. Oak decline occurs more commonly among red oak species, but white oaks are susceptible as...

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10/14/19
Spotted Lanternfly: What Natura Areas Professionals Should Know about this New Invasive Insect

This webinar was brought to you by the Natural Areas Association.

Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Forestry Extension Educator, Penn State University.

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9/13/19
A new pest: The spotted lanternfly

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is an invasive planthopper native to China, India and Vietnam.  It was first discovered in Pennsylvania and has spread to other counties in the eastern United States.  This insect has the potential to greatly...

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9/13/19
EAB in Northeastern U.S.: Background, Updates & Future Direction

EAB has become more prevalent in the northeastern U.S. State and federal agencies, universities and Extension specialists are continuing to manage this wood pest (and others) threatening the woodlands and communities using several strategies that have...

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5/24/19
The Emerald Ash Borer: Strategies for Conserving Ash in the Urban Forest

This presentation will review research that provides scientific basis for EAB management and conservation of ash in urban environments. Results of multiyear insecticide trials with soil applied, trunk injected, and bark applied systemic insecticides...

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12/11/18
New Research, New Innovation in Botrytis Management

Botrytis is widely considered to be one of the costliest diseases in greenhouse ornamental production—and deservedly so, since it’s also known as a high-risk pathogen for its potential to develop fungicide resistance. It’s a challenge many growers...

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11/26/18
Leaf Spots, Scorches, & Wilts Affecting Southeastern US Deciduous Trees

Foliage and vascular wilt diseases affecting deciduous trees in urban landscapes, including anthracnose, fungal leaf spots, bacterial leaf scorch, Verticillium wilt, and more will be covered with a focus on identification and management.

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10/31/18
Pesticide Use in Forests

Dr. John L. Kough is a senior scientist in the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Dr. Kough has been at EPA since 1990 and has worked in the biotechnology programs of the Office of Chemical...

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3/20/18
The Future of the Profession of Plant Pathology

This webinar is a detailed analysis of recent data and trends in the field of plant pathology, presented by David Gadoury from the Department of Plant Pathology at Cornell University. 

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2/1/18