Beech Leaf Disease

Beech Leaf Disease Update

Recently we received a beech leaf disease (BLD) update that was shared by Thomas Macy, Forest Health Program Manager with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry including a couple maps. Additionally, background information has been added as part of this BYGL Alert to provided more information about BLD in case readers are not aware of this situation, or would like a background refresher. 
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Amy Stone
Joe Boggs

Why Trees Matter Forum; October 18

Trees matter in many ways; just ask the Ents. Their beauty and grace is wondrous, they are proven healers for hospital patients, their social importance as historical references is well-known, from Johnny Appleseed to the Signal Tree in Summit County, and their environmental services, well…


  Check out and for itemization of the economic benefits of the environmental services of trees: Storm water remediation, energy savings, air quality improvement, carbon effects, property values.


  With that in mind, in past years we...

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Jim Chatfield