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The history of the Morris Arboretum can be told through its eldest trees. Every scar and abnormality present on these immense specimens inspire awe, enrich visitor experience, and provide a glimpse into the past of the gardens.
This webinar was brought to you by the Natural Areas Association.
Presented by Sarah Wurzbacher, Forestry Extension Educator, Penn State University.
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
Trees planted in cities face many survival challenges, but when they thrive they make our cities healthier, less hot, and more beautiful.
Tree defects such as co-dominant leaders, girding roots and buried trunk flares, present at time of planting, cause failures and decline long after the warrantee period has expired. Landscape architects may go to nurseries to tag trees; but often inspe
Tree diseases are controlled primarily by spray applications of fungicides.
Ice or snow loads can cause branch breakage or failure of entire trees and shrubs. Branches or entire trees that fall in storms can impact homes, vehicles, power lines and block roads.
Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities
Urban stormwater is a major contributor to surface water degradation in the United States, prompting cities to invest in green infrastructure - methods that naturally capture, store, and slowly release runoff, such as urban trees.
Participants will learn how the practices that promote healthy soils can also lead to positive outcomes for water quality, water security and other environmental benefits, with a focus on the California context.