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Jan 29

Update on Sudden Oak Death in the Pacific Northwest

2:00 pm EST

Pre-register by clicking the 'Location' link above (use a desktop, laptop or the Zoom app on mobile devices).

This webinar is part of the 2019 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

Join Sarah Navarro (Forest Pathologist, Oregon Department of Forestry) and Norma Kline (OSU Extension) for an update on Sudden Oak Death a disease caused by Phytophthora ramorum. This session will help you learn how to recognize the symptoms of sudden oak death, how to report sightings, and management options (including landscape plants that are not susceptible).

This webinar will be recorded and made available within a few days of the live event.

Resources
OSU Extension publication - Sudden Oak Death: Prevention, Recognition, Restoration

Photo credit: Oregon Department of Forestry via Flickr (CC By 2.0)
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Jan 29

Get Your Walk On! The Monday Mile and How to Get Your School/Community Moving

3:00 pm EST

Presenter: Cori Floyd, Program Associate, The Monday Campaigns/Move It Monday

Move It Monday is an international non-profit initiative that promotes fun activities for all fitness levels and ages to be active and healthy. In this webinar, Cori Floyd will discuss research that shows why starting healthy practices on Monday can help with adopting healthy behaviors long-term. Professionals will also learn how to implement Move It Monday’s feature activity, the “Monday Mile.” The Monday Mile is a weekly group walk that helps everyone start the week off by moving together – families, staff, communities, you name it! She will provide step-by-step guidance, as well as information about free resources to use to get started. In addition, she will share case study examples of Monday Mile programs taking place in schools, hospitals, and communities to serve as models that attendees can replicate and offer to their audiences.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

After this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Explain the “Monday Effect” and the benefits associated with it
  • Understand and explain Move It Monday and the Monday Mile
  • Implement, maintain, and evaluate a Monday Mile program in their school, workplace, or community
  • Explain the benefits of the program to their leadership and other audiences
  • Find resources for implementing the Monday Mile 

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Jan 30

Getting started with pruning fruit trees

7:00 pm EST

Proper pruning results in improved fruit quantity and quality.  MSU Extension senior educator Bob Tritten will provide an overview of theory and technique for Michigan’s commonly grown tree fruit species.

This program is part of a 12-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2019 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. A descriptive flyer and on-line registration and payment for any or all of the webinars is available at https://events.anr.msu.edu/begfrmr19/. A registration fee of $5 per webinar, or $30 for all 12 webinars is required.  Limited scholarships are available – contact MSU Extension Educator Jim Isleib at isleibj@msu.edu for scholarship details.  If you register after a webinar is completed, a link to a recording of the completed webinars will be provided.

 

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