Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) was created to be able share programming on the EAB, and other invasive pests, virtually, before it was the in-thing! While you are receiving lots of information about programs and presentations being offered virtually in response to the stay-at-home order, we wanted to remind you of the sessions EABU has on tap in the next couple months. Additionally, the sessions that have been offered in the past have been recorded and can be viewed at your convenience.
Invasive Forest Pest Q&A
We’ll be answering YOUR invasive forest pest questions during this week’s EABU webinar! Join us to learn about ALB, EAB, gloomy scale, and more! Register now to watch live or later!
More details at http://www.emeraldashborer.info/eabu.php
CEU credits are offered but vary by webinar. Contact Elizabeth Barnes at email@example.com for more details.
Can’t watch it live? No problem! All webinars are recorded and posted online after the talks. Register to be emailed the link when the video is posted! http://www.emeraldashborer.info/eabu.php
Spring 2020 Schedule
Invasive Forest Pest Q&A
April 8th at 11:00 AM ET
Have a question about invasive insects? We can help! Send us your questions and we’ll answer them in this webinar.
Forest Invaders to Watch for and How to Manage Them Part 1: Emerald Ash Borer, Thousand Cankers Disease, and Asian Longhorned Beetle
Cliff Sadof, and Elizabeth Barnes of Purdue University, Department of Entomology
April 22, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PChqm8-dSUGEQLRGHOQbGg
Something chewing up your tree trunks? This webinar will cover the basics of identification and treatment of three major invasive woodborers: emerald ash borer, Asian longhorned beetle, and thousand cankers disease. It will also include instruction on the identification of the host plants of invasive species.
Forest Invaders to Watch for and How to Manage Them Part 2: Spotted Lanternfly, Gypsy Moth, and Hemlock Wooly Adelgid
Cliff Sadof, Elizabeth Barnes of Purdue University, Department of Entomology, and Carrie Tauscher of Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry
April 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM ET
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FqC35hQET9K61WjNjGEtrw
What’s that on your tree?!? We’ll tell you about how to identify, treat, and where to find three invasive species to watch out for on the outside of your trees: spotted lanternfly, hemlock wooly adelgid, and gypsy moth. It will also include instruction on the identification of the host plants of invasive species.
Integrating Chemical and Biological Control of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: A Resource Manager’s Guide
Albert E. Mayfield III, Scott M. Salom, Kenton Sumpter, Tom McAvoy, Noel F. Schneeberger, and Rusty Rhea
May 13th at 11:00 AM ET
Missed one of our webinars? Watch recordings of the rest of the spring 2020 season!
Is this the end for American beech?
David Burke, Holden Forests and Gardens and Daniel Volk, Cleveland Metroparks
Feb. 26th at 11:00 AM ET
Recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekjMTM5UhTI&feature=youtu.be
American beech (Fagus grandifolia) is an important hardwood tree species in the northern United States and Canada. However, a new emerging threat to F. grandifolia has developed in northern Ohio that leads to decline, senescence and mortality of F. grandifolia leaves and has come to be called “beech leaf disease” (BLD). In this talk we’ll discuss what we know about the cause of BLD and some of the potential treatment options for landscape trees. We also discuss how we've used Tree Health Survey (a citizen science app) to track BLD symptoms and how Cleveland Metroparks has monitored individual and population-level decline over four years.
Long-term impacts and management of emerald ash borer
Kathleen Knight, US Forest Service
March 4th 11:00 AM ET
Recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaCWNiRZmAw
The results of 14 years of monitoring ash mortality and forest ecosystems in Ohio and Pennsylvania show how EAB has impacted these landscapes. Rare “lingering” ash trees have been identified and studied to understand long-term survival prospects for ash. Integrated pest management strategies, including breeding of ash trees with tolerance to EAB, show promise in management of EAB.