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The Landscape Architect in the Nursery: Tagging Trees and Enforcing Specifications

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Tree defects such as co-dominant leaders, girding roots and buried trunk flares, present at time of planting, cause failures and decline long after the warrantee period has expired. Landscape architects may go to nurseries to tag trees; but often inspect only aesthetic...

Spotted Lanternfly & Other Invasive Landscape Tree Pests

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

Spotted lanternfly is an invasive planthopper that is native to parts of Asia and was first detected in the U.S. in Pennsylvania in 2014. Spotted lanternflies feed on a wide range of host plants, including grapes, fruit trees, hops, and hardwood ornamental trees. This...

Dealing with the Triple Threat Invasion: Cheatgrass, Medusahead, & Ventenata

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 1:00 pm EDT

Invasive annual grasses such as cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum), medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae), and ventenata (Ventenata dubia) are devastating western natural areas and rangeland at a landscape scale. These grass invasions favor further invasions while eliminating...

Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised by Urban Construction

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over. We have developed techniques that can remediate these degraded soils and provide a long-term solution towards creating a sustainable...

Canker Diseases on Landscape Hardwood Trees in the Western U.S.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm EDT

USU Forestry Extension presents our April Webinar:Can you or your pruning crew recognize a canker disease and its immediate threat? Cankers are areas of dead bark and underlying wood. They are common, widespread, and affect a wide range of trees and shrubs. They are typically...

The Role of Insects and Diseases in Aspen Biology

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

USU Forestry Extension presents this Learn at Lunch Webinar:In part due to its vegetative strategy, western aspen is host to a large number of insects and diseases. However, only a few are agents of significant impact that can cause or warn of substantial changes in the...