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Balsam woolly adelgid: the smallest and biggest reason to reconsider the importance of subalpine fir

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

Forest Service staff have noted widespread and rapid subalpine fir mortality across forests in western WY, ID, UT, and NV. The non-native, invasive balsam woolly adelgid (BWA), Adelges piceae Ratzburg, was confirmed as the primary insect responsible for large areas of...

White Satin Moth in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Current Conditions

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch Webinar Series:Gene Phillips, Forest Health Specialist, Nevada Division of ForestryThis presentation of the White Satin Moth in the Lake Tahoe Basin covers the current levels of infestations of the current outbreak. This includes a brief...

Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard

Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 1:00 pm EDT

Free TREE Fund webinar with CEUs on September 7 “Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard” featuring Dr. Richard Hauer, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (WI) · September 7, 2017 at 12:00 pm CDT (translate to your time zone here) · ...

Planting Healthy Air: How Trees Can Make Cities More Livable

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm EDT

Rob McDonald, Lead Scientist for Global Cities Program, The Nature ConservancyIn this talk Rob will review the results of a global study that reviews the literature on vegetation and human health, and maps the potential for trees to help more than 200 major cities globally....

Lessons in Creating and Maintaining Prescribed Burn Associations

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter John Weir, Oklahoma State University Webinar Summary Are you involved in creating, developing, guiding, or supporting a prescribed burn association (PBA)? Are you interested learning how prescribed burn associations work or how they’re successfully...

Searching for Goldilocks: Balancing Forest Ecosystem Restoration and Old-Forest Species Conservation in the Sierra Nevada, CA

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Concern over the social, economic, and ecological consequences of increasingly frequent "megafires" in California's Sierra Nevada have led some to propose large-scale forest restoration to increase ecosystem resilience. However, restoration efforts (e.g., forest...

The Contribution of Agroforestry to Sustainable Development Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT

The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri invites you to participate in the Agroforestry in Action Webinar Series:The Contribution of Agroforestry to Sustainable Development Goal 2:End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutritionand promote sustainable...

August Forestry Lunch and Learn: Climate, wildfire, and erosion...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watershedsThe area burned by wildfires has increased in recent decades and is expected to increase in the future for many watersheds worldwide due to climate change. Burned areas within watersheds...

May Forestry Lunch and Learn: An Approach to Pruning You Won’t Forget

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Speaker: Dr. Ed Gilman, Professor, Environmental Horticulture Department, University of Florida Summary: Dr. Gilman guarantees that once you begin pruning trees using the strategies learned in this webinar, you will not regress to the old...

April Forestry Lunch and Learn

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Part 1: Investigating Maple Dieback and Decline in Michigan Speaker: Tara Bal, Research Assistant Professor and Master of Forestry Degree Program Director, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University In recent years,...

Impacts of Deer Browse on Forest Regeneration across the Northern US

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm EST

Deer and forest regeneration webinar: Join us online December 15 Deer can reduce the abundance and composition of trees and herbs through browsing and can alter the habitat availability for a variety of organisms. This webinar will highlight recent research on deer...

What's New in Green Building Standards?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

On August 19, Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, Inc., will bring us up to date on changing standards in the green building industry.Presentations are designed for natural resource professionals and interested landowners and are approved for continuing education credits from...

Landscaping to Reduce Insurance Claims

Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Beau Brodbeck

Learn how to establish and maintain a landscape that is disaster resilient and that will help reduce your insurance claims when there is a disaster. Presenter Beau Brodbeck will talk about wind resilient trees and design considerations for wind resilience. He'll also help you...

Property tax and incentive programs for Minnesota woodland owners

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

Your forest stewardship actions may provide a potential property tax reduction or incentive payment. Learn about one incentive payment program and two property tax programs. First, the Sustainable Forest Incentive Act, offers an incentive payment of $7 per acre per year for...

Minnesota Forest Health Update: What to look for in your woods in 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm EDT

A wide variety of native and non-native insects and disease agents are all agents of change in the Minnesota woods. Their activity level and the consequences of their activity are, in many cases, influenced by drought, variable winter conditions, and other climate-related...