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How a Public Garden is Redefining Outreach in the Urban Forest

In August 2008, a dangerous pest, the nonnative, invasive Asian longhorned beetle, was discovered in Worcester County, Massachusetts.

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6/28/19
Safeguarding global plant health: the rise of sentinels
  • Many exotic plant pests and pathogens are unknown prior to their establishment, making prevention and management difficult.
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5/20/19
A decision framework for hemlock woolly adelgid management: Review of the most suitable strategies and tactics for eastern Canada

The invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) has decimated hemlock stands across much of the eastern United States, and presents a significant threat to all eastern hemlock in Canada across Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Isl

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5/13/19
Prioritizing the conservation needs of United States tree species: Evaluating vulnerability to forest insect and disease threats

Insect and disease infestations pose major threats to several North American forest tree species.

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4/10/19
Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands

The purpose of this document is to assist anyone planning and programming the management of invasive species on islands, with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of invasives on islands’ rich and fragile natural heritage, communities and livelihood

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11/15/18
Green-Wood Cemetery GIS Project

This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.

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10/31/18
Plants for Planting Manual

The Plants for Planting Manual provides the background, procedures, and reference tables for regulating imported material of plants and vegetative parts that are for or capable of propagation, including buds, bulbs, corms, cuttings, layers, pollen, scio

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4/25/18
Tools for Staging and Managing Emerald Ash Borer in the Urban Forest

Advances in control can help municipal foresters save ash trees from emerald ash borer (EAB) [Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) in urban forests.

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2/14/18
Habitat Planning for Beneficial Insects: Guidelines for Conservation Biological Control

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations to farmers, conservation districts, USDA Natural Resources Service (NRCS) field office staff, and other agricultural professionals, when designing and installing habitat features for benefici

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8/30/17

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