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Storm-resilient Urban Forests: The Role of Species Selection and Maintenance Pruning

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests. Broken stems and uprooted trees cause power outages, traffic disruptions, and property damage, often at considerable economic costs. The loss of tree...

Storm-Resilient Urban Forests: Response Resilience, Are You Prepared to Respond?

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Storms occur in both small communities and large metropolitan areas. Planning early and often is good advice to prepare for your initial storm response. A triage approach for debris management takes care of the worst first and productively leads to a timed and planned response...

Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives and Property

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

While trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages. Although some tree failures are unpredictable and cannot be prevented, others...

What's Bugging your Trees? Insect and Fungal Pests in Southeastern Landscapes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Urban landscape trees are under just as much a threat as trees in natural settings when it comes to insect and fungal pests. This webinar will cover the biology, identification, and management of several tree pests in the southeastern U.S. Native and invasive pests will be...

Leaf Spots, Scorches, and Wilts Affecting Southeastern US Deciduous Trees

Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm EDT

Leaf spot diseases can ruin the look of deciduous trees in urban landscapes; however, they rarely are life-threatening for deciduous trees. On the other hand, vascular wilts and leaf scorch diseases will kill trees over time. Their symptoms can be confusing, so proper...