By: Miranda T. Curzon, Anthony W. D’Amato, Brian J. Palik Harvest residues as bioenergy feedstocks Increasingly, slash is being viewed as a potential feedstock source for bioenergy production. Slash includes tree tops and limbs which normally would be left on site after a traditional harvest. Aspen-dominated forests are often thought of as being resilient to harvesting and other disturbances, […]
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 Mildew, and Apple Scab) Fireblight Forest Tent Caterpillars in Minnesota Forest Tent Caterpillar (USFS) Gypsy Moth (USFS) Gypsy Moth in Minnesota (MNDNR) Insecticide Suggestions to Manage Landscape Tree and Shrub […]
[QUIZZIN 38] MyMinnesotaWoodsThe University of Minnesota Extension Forestry team.
Mike Reinikainen, Anthony D’Amato, Shawn Fraver, John Bradford and John Almendinger (Report prepared by Mike Reinikainen and Anthony D’Amato) Wet-Mesic Southern Boreal Mixedwoods in Minnesota Prior to 19th century timber harvesting and contemporary management, aspen mixedwoods were older and more ‘mixed’ than they are today, with a greater diversity of tree species, size and age. Over the past century, aspen […]
Aspen Managing Aspen In The Lake States (slide set)* Regenerating Quaking Aspen: Management Recommendations How to manage aspen-University of Wisconsin Black Walnut Black Walnut: Soil & Site Selection Growing Black Walnut Black Walnut Management (slide set)* Black Walnut Toxicity to Humans, Plants, and Horses Harvesting Black Walnuts Oak Managing Oak in the Driftless Area Woodland Owners’ Guide to Oak Management […]
General Information: Disease Management Recommendations for Trees and Shrubs Specific Diseases/Insects: Anthracnose and Other Leaf Spot Diseases of Maples Anthracnose Diseases of Eastern Hardwoods (USFS) Anthracnose of Shade Trees Aphids on Deciduous Trees and Shrubs Aphids on Trees and Shrubs Apple Scab Armillaria Root Disease USFS Carpenter Ants-can affect any standing wood/lumber Damping-off of Seedlings Emerald Ash Borer Environmentally Conscious […]
Remember the four basic needs of wildlife: food, water, cover, and space. Think about your landscape, including your neighbors’ properties and beyond. What is missing that your target species need? Let these needs guide your planning. Some strategies to improve woodland wildlife habitat. Links & info for individual wildlife species.
A brief overview of Minnesota’s aspen-birch cover type: products & uses, growing conditions, regeneration, silviculture, and pests.
Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, and quality of forests to meet diverse needs and values of landowners and society on a sustainable basis. Many people think that clearcutting is the only way to harvest timber. That’s not the case. Although clearcutting is an efficient and effective system, it is by no means […]
By Species 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 Mildew, and Apple Scab) Fireblight Forest Tent Caterpillars in Minnesota Forest Tent Caterpillar (USFS) The Gypsy Moth (USFS) Gypsy Moth: A Threat to Minnesota Insecticide Suggestions to Manage Landscape […]