Webinar: Wood Utilization Options for Urban Trees Infested by Invasive Species

Tuesday, December 19 from noon to 1:00pm

As a result of infestation from invasive species,tremendous numbers of infested trees are being killed and removed each year for control and ultimate eradication of the pests. This webinar will provide key information for land management professionals, arborists, utilization specialists, and other natural resource professionals who are at the forefront of dealing with invasive species and their devastating effect on our forest resources. The webinar will include: 1) market and utilization options for hardwood logs, lumber and other products (with an emphasis on ash), 2) heat treatment of wood for invasive forest pests, and 3) urban mechanized logging as a cost-effective removal strategy.

Speakers: Brian Brashaw, US Forest Service and Don Peterson, Sustainable Resources Institute
Registration: Register here to watch online or attend one of the broadcast site locations for free.
Update: A recording of the webinar can be found on YouTube.

The University of Minnesota Extension Forestry team.

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