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  • Photo 1. Oak wilt symptoms. A) Dying red oak showing foliar wilt symptoms. B) Crack in the bark indicating mycelial mat presence. C) Nitidulid beetle visiting a mycelial mat. D) Gray spore containing mycelial mat and pressure pad. Photos: Monique Sakalidis

    Worried about oak wilt?

    Published on April 6, 2020

    Remember the no prune dates of April 15 – July 15 to reduce the chance of oak wilt infection and spread.

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    Signature Trees Species

    Published on March 16, 2020

    Forest types are largely defined by the dominant tree species within the canopy of a stand. However, the under-story regeneration often varies, sometimes suggesting long-term forest type changes.

  • The forest standard time

    Published on March 2, 2020

    Tree growth and forest growth possess an element of time. Humans are often faster-paced and place more emphasis on short-term perceptions. This asynchrony masks a range of benefits.