MN DNR releases Spring 2010 Insect & Disease Newsletter

The Minnesota DNR has released a new Forest Insect and Disease Newsletter. This is a great source of timely, local information about what to look for in your woods. Get the spring 2010 issue now.

Here’s what you’ll find:

  • Forest tent caterpillars: 2010 update
    • No defoliation predicted in northern counties
    • West central counties show increasing defoliation
  • And the story continues…
    • Severe spring drought across much of MN
    • Rhizosphaera needlecast
    • What’s with all the woodpeckers?
  • The latest on exotics
    • Emerald ash borer update
    • Gypsy moth in St. Louis and Lake Counties
    • Firewood restrictions on DNR-lands
  • Poems from Elsewhere
    • Dr. Seuss Explains the RockyMountain Pine

The University of Minnesota Extension Forestry team.

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