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Landscapes and Biodiversity of Penn's Woods

Charles Bier, Senior Director of Conservation Science at the Western presented an overview of Pennsylvania's Landscapes and Biodiversity. In addition to an overview of biodiversity, examples of Pennsylvania's globally significant role in conservation is

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4/3/20
A Call to Action for Ash Tree Conservation and Resistance Breeding

Ash tree species in North America are under mortal threat from the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), now in 35 states and five Canadian provinces.

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3/30/20
Crapemyrtle bark scale: biology, monitoring, and management

Crapemyrtle bark scale is a relatively new invasive sucking insect pest, first officially reported on crape myrtles just north of Dallas, TX in 2004. Since then, crapemyrtle bark scale has spread to13 states throughout the southeastern U.S.

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3/25/20
Biochar: What Is It?

This webinar will cover basic information about biochar, types of char, biochar applications, environmental benefits, etc.. There will be a brief overview of production technologies too.

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3/25/20
Phytoremediation of Soils using Fast-Growing Trees in Vacant Lots and Landfills

Phytoremediation is a green technology that utilizes specialized trees to remediate contaminated soils across the rural to urban continuum.

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3/9/20
Public Gardens as Sentinels against Invasive Plants: Using the Database to Share your Garden's List

In this webinar, originally held on February 12, 2020, project leads from the Public Gardens as Sentinels against Invasive Plants working group introduce and demonstrate the features of an online database to be used to share information about plants esc

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2/25/20
Phytoremediation of Soils using Fast-Growing Trees in Vacant Lots and Landfills

Phytoremediation is a green technology that utilizes specialized trees to remediate contaminated soils across the rural to urban continuum.

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2/24/20
Food & Agriculture Community Webinar: Future Food Security & Conservation

American Public Gardens Association Food & Agriculture Community presents Devin Dotson of the US Botanic Garden and other speakers on a walk through of the Des Moines Road Map, developed last year as a result of the Celebrating Crop Diversity Sympos

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2/19/20
Historic Landscapes Community Webinar: Managing Iconic Trees

From the Morris Arboretum and Green-Wood Cemetery to Monticello and Filoli, many historic landscapes and public gardens are defined by living collections of woody plants that have historic significance to the site.

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2/18/20
Pretty but pungent: the curious case of the callery pear

This webinar will provide a general overview of the introduction, range, impact and possible management strategies for callery pear in the U.S.

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2/7/20

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