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EAB-Active-StatusCurrent status: Active Active period began May 1, 2015. Q: What is emerald ash borer? Emerald ash borer (EAB) is a non-native insect transported from Asia to the US and identified in Michigan... Read More »
Tree care professionals, woodland owners, and urban natural resource managers are greatly concerned with managing oak wilt across Minnesota. Oak wilt is responsible for killing large numbers of oaks annually across the... Read More »
Busy Bee. Flickr CC licensed (ishyam79)By: Jodie Provost, DNR Private Land Habitat Coordinator The news is abuzz about pollinators these days and for good reason. When the insects that pollinate one third of our U.S.... Read More »
A new publication from the US Forest Service-Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry can help forestry professionals, homeowners, and others identify common diseases to oak trees in the Midwest. How... Read More »
Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga): Armillaria Root Disease USFS Armillaria Root Rot Christmas Tree Pest Manual (USFS) Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs (Swiss Needlecast) Dwarfmistletoe of Douglas-fir Insecticide Suggestions to Manage... Read More »
Apple/Crabapple (Malus): Aphids on Deciduous Trees and Shrubs Apple Maggot Management Apple Scab Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs (Black Rot Canker, Cedar-Apple Rust, Fireblight, Frog-eye Leaf Spot, Powdery... Read More »
buckthorn berries and leavesJune 25 in Brainerd, MN & June 27 in Schroeder, MN Calling all volunteers from the Minnesota Master Naturalist, Master Gardener, Forest Pest First Detector and other programs! As you... Read More »
water quality workshopWe are excited to announce two major workshops in Summer 2014 to understand the how perennial plantings/systems can improve water quality. Save the dates! Fairmont, MN: June 24, 2014 Glenwood,... Read More »
Cold temps and EAB, summary of winter lows for 3 MN sitesBy Eli Sagor, University of Minnesota Extension A few weeks ago the local and national media ran a number of hopeful stories about the effect of this year’s deep cold... Read More »
52nd Annual Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course March 18-19, 2014 Bethel University, Arden Hills   Register Online Now   The 2014 Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course: It’s about Preservation. “Preservation,”... Read More »
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