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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...

The Role of Insects and Diseases in Aspen Biology

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

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 condition of aspen clones. Environmental conditions, particularly...

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Use to Control Combined Sewer Overflows

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch Webinar:Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) are a primary cause of environmental degradation in the nearshore environments of Puget Sound in Washington State. The use of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) techniques to reduce or eliminate...

Drought Tolerance in Trees - Improving Tree Selection for Challenging Urban Sites

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University Learn at Lunch Webinar:Looking for trees that can establish and survive in challenging urban environments? Of course you are! In this webinar, Dr. Andrew Hirons will explain how drought tolerance is one of the most important determinants of a tree's...

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....