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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
The Landscape Architect in the Nursery: Tagging Trees and Enforcing Specifications

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

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9/12/19
EAB in Northeastern U.S.: Background, Updates & Future Direction

EAB has become more prevalent in the northeastern U.S.

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5/24/19
The Role of Honey Bees in Natural Areas - A Conversation

Talk 1, Rich Hatfield: 
Honey Bees in the Pollination Networks of Natural Areas? An Overview and Best Management Practices 

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5/3/19
Global Forest Watch: Data and tools for monitoring forests around the world

Global Forest Watch (GFW) is an online platform that provides data and tools for monitoring forests.

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1/28/19
Reducing Tree (and Soil!) Damage during Construction

As the pace of urban development increases, urban green spaces, and urban trees in particular, come in direct conflict with bulldozers and backhoes.

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12/18/18
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.

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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.

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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

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