What you need to know to teach others about EAB

On August 27, 2011 Jeff Hahn and Angela Gupta of the University of Minnesota delivered the following presentation through the University of Minnesota Extension’s 2011 Woodland Webinar series. Click here to watch the complete recording now After watching, please complete our quick evaluation form. Related links: The handout Angela Gupta refers to in her presentation (MS Word doc). Emerald ash […]

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Seeking volunteers for forest phenology project

Oct. 26, 2010:  A large-scale research project on range limits of woody tree species is seeking volunteers for a phenology component of the research.  Three populations of a northern hardwood tree species have been planted at numerous sites in the Midwest, and volunteers are needed at each site to monitor bud-burst and spring leaf-out as well as fall senescence. By […]

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Woodland Advisor and Woodland Leadership Institute motivate garlic mustard removal project

A garlic mustard removal project at Springbrook Nature Center, located in Fridley Minnesota, was completed to meet my commitment to the Woodland Leadership Institute of Wisconsin. This commitment was to do volunteer project in 2010. The Wisconsin Leadership Institute is part of the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point forestry outreach program. Cummins Power Generation encourages employees to actively support organizations […]

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New Emerald Ash Borer training: April 28, Winona

From Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota Extension entomologist With the recent discovery of an emerald ash borer infestation south of La Crosse, WI, there is an additional emerald ash borer First Detector workshop being organized.  It will be held on Tuesday April 28 in Winona at the Tau Center on the Winona State University campus. What is an EAB First […]

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Forest Service Seeks Members for Superior National Forest Resource Advisory Committee

The Superior National Forest is seeking nominees for a Resource Advisory Committee (RAC), as authorized under Title II of the Secure Rural Schools Act and Community Self-Determination Act of 2008, (Public Law 110-343). The purpose of the Resource Advisory Committee is to enhance community collaboration with federal land managers in the process of proposing, reviewing, and recommending projects that will […]

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Finding tree care help: Certified arborists and MN Tree Care Advisors

The following links are useful when looking to hire an arborist or find out more information on arborists. For information on hiring a tree care professional visit:  Hiring an Arborist. This page provides information on when a professional should be hired and important considerations when choosing one. To find a certified arborist in your area visit:   ISA Certified Arborist Search. […]

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Collecting Minnesota ash seed: 2009 update

Update: September 2009 Emerald ash borer (EAB), an invasive species, threatens to kill Minnesota’s ash trees. In response, Andrew David, a University of Minnesota forest genetics researcher, and Mike Reichenbach, forestry educator with University of Minnesota Extension, began a project to protect the genetic diversity of ash in Minnesota. Seed collected from wild-grown ash trees will be sent to one […]

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