Sessions Tagged With 'invasive species'

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Meet the New Neighbors: Emerging Pest Issues in Oregon

Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robin Rosetta

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 Spring 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.Join Robin Rosetta...

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Biofuels, the Renewable Fuel Standard, and Invasive Plants: What’s the Fuss All About?Sponsored by the Agricultural & Food Law Consortium In June 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a supple­mental final rule associated with the Renewable Fuel...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Where Have All the Honey Bees Gone? Hope for the Future.

Friday, November 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by John Skinner, Sallie Lee

Why do we have fewer honeybees these days? What caused the decline? What can we do to help? These questions and more will be answered in this webinar presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants

Friday, October 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Sanford Porter, Nelson D. Wynn

Tune in to October's All Bugs Good and Bad webinar: Alien Invasions, Zombies Under Foot, and Billions of Decapitated Fire Ants on Friday, October 3. Learn about the wild world of the Pseudacteon decapitating flies, natural enemies of imported fire ants. This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Kudzu Bug Takes Over the Southeastern U.S./Brown Marmorated Stinkbug -- All Bad

Friday, September 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Toews, Willie Datcher

Learn about two new invasive insects, the kudzu bug and the brown marmorated stinkbug, in this webinar presented by Dr. Michael Toews, Associate Professor of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA; and Dr. Tracy Leskey, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS Appalachian Fruit...

Easy as PIE Webinar: Public opinion of endangered and invasive species

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

How concerned are Floridians about endangered and invasive species? To what extent do Floridians believe that native species should be conserved? What actions are Floridians willing to take to help protect endangered species? Join this session to learn the answers to...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Minimize Mosquito Problems

Friday, August 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Molly Keck, Chris Becker, Amanda Tedrow

Late summer is prime time for mosquitoes and the time of year when West Nile usually peaks. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes by reducing breeding sites, resting sites, and avoiding them altogether. During this webinar we will cover the basics of...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Fire Ant Management

Friday, June 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Wizzie Brown, Gerald McQueen, Amanda Tedrow

Learn how to manage your fire ant problem in this webinar by Wizzie Brown, Program Specialist - IPM, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. You don't have to spend a lot of time and money to control fire ants. A little knowledge about how fire ants live will make you see how easy...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Are Those Itsy Bitsy Spiders Good or Bad?

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Charles Pinkston

People list spiders as one of their greatest fears. Let's talk about the benefits that spiders provide and how we can harness their usefulness -- how they fit into IPM plans. If we can't learn to love them, can we at least learn to tolerate them? This webinar will be...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Get TickSmart: 10 Things to Know, 5 Things to Do

Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Shawn Banks

Update: Dr. Mather presented an update of this webinar in May 2017. It can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/r0BPpw5Ikh4Your natural inclination when discovering a tick on you or a loved one is to get rid of it. But don't pitch that tick until you take a picture of it! This...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Straight Talk About Termites

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Xing Ping Hu, Mallory Kelley

Termites play an essential role in recycling dead plant material. The problem comes when they start trying to recycle houses and other things we humans want to keep! This webinar will be presented by Dr. Xing Ping Hu, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant...

All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: If Flowers are Restaurants to Bees, Then What Are Bees to Flowers?

Friday, February 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by dani carroll, John Skinner

Learn how bees help flowers and therefore help feed the world. Find out what you can do to help encourage these valuable pollinators. This webinar will be presented by Dr. John Skinner, a Professor in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of...

Removal and Treatment Options for Tamarisk Invasions

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn about different treatment options and resources available for restoring your private parcel infested with the invasive noxious weed, tamarisk. Julie Knudson of the Tamarisk Coalition will provide information on this troublesome weed and an...

Ecosystem Services – The Significance of Contributions by Invasive Plant Species

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm EST

The threat to natural systems by invasive plant species was the topic of a one day symposium at the annual meetings of the Soil and Water Conservation Society. Experts in biological systems, ecological restoration, computational technologies and policy development spoke to a...