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Soil Management for Urban Trees

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm EST

The goal of the webinar is to provide an overview of soil management for urban trees. Specific emphasis will be given to soil assessment. The webinar will introduce soil quality, cover how soil quality can be assessed, and discuss how soil quality assessment can be used for...

Practical Aspects of Tree Selection for High Desert Climates

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 11:00 am EST

Appropriate tree selection is an important part of retaining the health of our urban forests. We recently surveyed 121 arborists in the Intermountain Western region of the U.S. regarding their top ten choices for urban trees in their area. We also asked about the environmental...

Health Benefits of City Trees: Research Evidence & Economic Values

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm EST

Dr. Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D., Research Social Scientist, University of Washington, College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, associate: USDA Forest Service, Pacific NW Research StationThe evidence is out now -nature is good medicine. But what about...

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...

The Emerald ash borer: strategies for conserving ash in the urban forest

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST

Utah State University presents their Learn at Lunch Webinar Series: In cooperation with the TREE Fund, USU Forestry Extension presents the November Learn at Lunch Webinar. This presentation will review research that provides scientific basis for EAB management and conservation...

Oak Management Webinar & Symposium

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11:00 am EST

Gambel oak (Quercus gambelii) is a widespread species found throughout the U.S. Southwest and southern Rocky Mountains. While the species has been widely studied in Arizona and New Mexico, comparatively little is known about Gambel oak at the northern extent of its range...

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

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

USU Forestry Extension presents this Learn at Lunch Webinar: Speakers: Steve Cook, Professor, U of Idaho & Fred Hain, Professor Emeritus, NC State University Forest Service staff have noted widespread and rapid subalpine fir mortality across forests in western WY, ID,...

A History and Future of White Pine Blister Rust in North America

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm EDT

USU Forestry Extension Presents this Learn at Lunch Webinar:This webinar will examine the biology, disease cycle, and history of white pine blister rust in North America and provide information on cultural control methods and resistance breeding programs for western white pine...