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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - August 2003
Managing your Land
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - November 2002
Managing your Land
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Life Stages of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Northern Range
Insects and Diseases
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - November 2001
Managing your Land
Resources
Stop Hemock From Going Chestnut: Savin Representative Hemlock Stand
Insects and Diseases
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - June 2001
Managing your Land
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - December 2000
Managing your Land
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Quarantines - Michigan
Insects and Diseases
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - August 2000
Managing your Land
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - April 2000
Managing your Land
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - December 1999
Managing your Land
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HWA Initiative Strategic Plan 2014-2018
Insects and Diseases
Resources
Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - September 1999
Managing your Land
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Forest Legacy Periodic Printed Updates - April 1999
Managing your Land
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Amur Cork Tree
Invasive Plants
Resources
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Autumn Olive
Invasive Plants
Resources
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Bradford Pear
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Brown Knapweed
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Bull Thistle
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Canadian Thistle
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chinese Silvergrass
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chinese Yam
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chocolate Vine
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Coltsfoot
Invasive Plants
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Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Common Buckthorn
Invasive Plants
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Northeastern Forest Regeneration Handbook A Guide for Forest Owners, Harvesting Practitioners, and Public Officials This handbook has been prepared to help readers develop an appreciation of how northeastern forests develop and an understanding of forest regeneration concepts, including the importance of disturbance. This information will help landowners and other land use decisionmakers, in concert with professional foresters, make informed decisions about forest regeneration options tailored to their management objectives.
Ward, Jeffrey S.; Worthley, Thomas E.; Smallidge, Peter J.; Bennett, Karen P.
NA-TP-03-06
Managing your Land
Oak Leaftier and Oak Leafroller NA-PR-03-98 The oak leaftier, Croesia semipurpurana (Kearfott), and the oak leaf roller, Archips semiferanus (Walker), are important Tortricidae moths in a complex of native species feeding in the early spring on oak foliage throughout the forests of Eastern North America. Outbreaks periodically develop with frequent and severe defoliation resulting in tree mortality. The last outbreak during the 1960's and 1970's covered large areas of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West...
Unknown
NA-PR-03-98
Insects and Diseases
Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response The ice storm of January 1998 in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada was an extreme example of severe weather that injures trees every year. Broken branches, split branch forks, and snapped stems are all examples of storm injury. Immediately following the storm, broken stems and hanging branches presented a safety hazard. In addition to safety, landowners and foresters were concerned about the amount of damage — defined as the loss of economic value of wood products — that would...
Smith, Kevin T.; Shortle, Walter C.; Dudzik, Kenneth R.
NA-TP-02-01
Forests
Trees
Pear Thrips on Forest Trees NA-FBP-34 The pear thrips, Taeniothrips inconsequens (Uzel), an imported species first noted in California in 1904 and now throughout the United States, is a common thrips found on many plants, but particularly fruit trees. Pear thrips have been considered a serious forest pest onlly recently (1979, when they, along with Thrips calcaratus Uzel, caused widespread defoliation in Pennsylvania). Infestations of forest trees have been reported from New York, Pennsylvania, and all of the New England States.
James O'Brien and Parker Snowden, USDA Forest Service
NA-FBP-34
Pest Alert Asian Longhorned Beetle: A New Introduction NA-PR-01-99GEN The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) has been discovered attacking trees in the United States. Tunneling by beetle larvae girdles tree stems and branches. Repeated attacks lead to dieback of the tree crown and, eventually, death of the tree. ALB probably traveled to the United States inside solid wood packing material from China. The beetle has been intercepted at ports and found in warehouses throughout the United States.
USDA Forest Service; USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
NA-PR-01-99GEN
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Bur Oak Blight NA–PR–02–11 A serious leaf blight disease on bur oak has been recognized in several midwestern States since the 1990s with Iowa reporting its first occurrence of this disease 6 or 7 years ago. A common leafspot fungus, Tubakia dryina, was initially thought to be the cause of the blight on bur oak, but closer examination revealed a different story. Researchers in Iowa confirmed that this disease is caused by a new, and yet unnamed, species of Tubakia. The disease was named bur oak blight, or BOB for short.
Pokorny, Jill D.; Harrington, Thomas C.
NA–PR–02–11
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Eastern White Pine Needle Damage NA-PR-01-11 Eastern white pine is widespread and highly valued in New England. During the summer of 2010, white pine needle damage was frequently observed throughout New England. Symptoms consisted of yellow and brown discoloration of 1-year-old needles on both mature trees and regeneration. Trees most severely affected were growing at the edge of bodies of water; in wet areas; and on dry, steep slopes. This damage has been attributed to two foliar diseases, Canavirgella needle cast caused by the fungus...
Munck, Isabel A.; Ostrofsky, William D.; Burns, Barbara
NA-PR-01-11
Forests
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Bacterial Leaf Scorch Affects New Jersey State Tree NA-PR-01-00 Pest Alert - Bacterial Leaf Scorch (BLS) of northern red oak is widespread within New Jersey with many communities experiencing a high disease incidence. BLS is considered a threat not only to the state tree, northern red oak, but also to pin and scarlet oaks and other urban trees such as sycamore and elm.
Iskra, Alan; D’Errico, Mike; Sherald, Dr. James
NA-PR-01-00
Forests
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Beech Bark Disease NA–PR–03–12 Beech bark disease causes significant mortality and defect in American beech, Fagus grandifolia (Ehrh.). The disease results when bark, attacked and altered by the beech scale, Cryptococcus fagisuga Lind., is invaded and killed by fungi, primarily Nectria coccinea var. faginata Lohman, Watson, and Ayers, and sometimes Nectria galligena Bres.
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA–PR–03–12
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Browntail Moth NA-PR-04-02 Pest Alert - The browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea, a native of Europe, was first found in North America in Somerville, Massachusetts, in the spring of 1897. Browntail moth caterpillars feed on leaves of many hardwood trees and shrubs. At high population levels, caterpillars may completely defoliate the host. Common host trees and shrubs include apple, oak, cherry, hawthorn, serviceberry, rugosa rose, and bayberry. Browntail moth caterpillar hairs can cause a skin rash on humans similar to...
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-PR-04-02
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Bruce Spanworm NA-FB/P-26 In the northern part of the USA and in Canada, the caterpillars of Bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata(Hulst), attack a variety of hardwood trees, but sugar maple,aspen, and beech are the favored host trees. In areas where these favored host trees are numerous, moderate to severe defoliation will occur. For the past two years, the insect has caused widespread defoliation in the New England States. Several hundred thousand acres have been defoliated in 1982/1983 with 330,000 acres in Maine...
Parker Snowden USDA Forest Service P.O. Box 640 Durham, NH 03824
NA-FB/P-26
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Butternut Canker NA-PR-04-95 Butternut canker is caused by a fungus known as Sirococcus clavigignenti-juglandacearum which is killing butternut(Juglans cinerea) throughout its range in North America. Butternut is closely related to black walnut (Juglans nigra), which is not naturally susceptible to the disease.
Unknown
NA-PR-04-95
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Canker Stain Affects Delaware Sycamores NA-PR-03-01 An often fatal disease of American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), known as canker stain, is caused by the fungus, Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani. This fungus, indigenous to the United States, occurs in urban and forested areas from New Jersey to Georgia and west to Missouri and Louisiana. Other trees affected are the Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) and London plane (Platanus acerifolia). The disease is most devastating to young trees that may die within two years after becoming...
Alan Iskra Gary Schwetz Dr. Michael A. Valenti
NA-PR-03-01
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Cherry Scallop Shell Moth NA-PR-01-96 The cherry scallop shell moth, Hydria prunivorata(Ferguson) is a defoliator of black cherry, and occasionally other native cherries, throughout its range in eastern North America. The moth's name is derived from the pattern of alternating dark and light scalloped lines on the wings.
John R. Omer, Debra Allen-Reid USDA Forest Service
NA-PR-01-96
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Common Pine Shoot Beetle NA-TP-05-93 The common (or larger) pine shoot beetle, Tomicus(=Blastophagus) piniperda (L.), was discovered near Cleveland, Ohio in July 1992. As of this writing, it is now in six states: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Adults of the common pine shoot beetle are cylindrical and range from 3 to 5mm in length (about the size of a match head). Their head and thorax are shiny black while the wing covers are reddish-brown to black. Eggs are 1 mm long, oval, smooth, and shiny white...
Bob Haack USDA FS NCFES, Dan Kucera USDA FS NATechnical
NA-TP-05-93
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Diplodia corticola “Bot Canker” of Oak NA-PR-01-17 Diplodia corticola has recently been reported causing tip dieback, branch and stem cankers, and tree mortality of several native oak species in numerous States in the United States.
Martin, Danielle K.; Munck, Isabel
NA-PR-01-17
Insects and Diseases
Trees
Pest Alert Dutch Elm Disease (DED) and the American Elm NA-PR-05-99 A two-page pest alert about Dutch elm disease including symptoms and treatment.
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-PR-05-99
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Elm Yellows NA- PR-04-12 Pest Alert - Elm yellows, formerly known as elm phloem necrosis, is a lethal systemic disease of native elms caused by a wall-less bacteria. The only known hosts of the elm yellows phytoplasma are elms and insect vectors that transmit this pathogen. In the United States the disease is transmitted by the whitebanded elm leafhopper and possibly other insects that feed on phloem sap.
Martin, Danielle
NA- PR-04-12
Trees
Pest Alert Elongate Hemlock Scale NA-PR-01-02 Pest Alert -The elongate hemlock scale, Fiorinia externa Ferris, native to Japan, is a pest of eastern hemlock, Tsuga canadensis, and Carolina hemlock, T. caroliniana, in the Eastern United States. It has been found in the District of Columbia and in nine states from Virginia to southern New England and west to Ohio. F. externa attacks the lower surface of the hemlock needle, where it removes fluids from the mesophyll cells through piercing and sucking mouthparts.
McClure, Mark S.
NA-PR-01-02
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Emerald Ash Borer NA-PR-02-04 Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is a wood-boring beetle from Asia that was identified in July 2002 as the cause of widespread ash tree (Fraxinus spp.) decline and mortality in southeastern Michigan and adjacent parts of Ontario, Canada. Larval feeding between the bark and sapwood disrupts transport of nutrients and water in a tree, causing dieback of the branches and eventually death of the tree. Tens of millions of ash trees in forest, rural, and urban areas have already been killed,...
McCullough, Deborah G.; Schneeberger, Noel F.; Katovich, Steven A.; Siegert, Nathan W.
NA-PR-02-04
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert European Larch Canker NA-FB/P-17 The European larch canker, Lachnelluta willkommii, has been reported on native larch (tamarack) at several locations in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia , Canada, and Washington County, Maine. Some trees 3 to 4 inches (7.6-10.2 cm) in diameter have died from this disease, which can attack all species of the genus Larix and Pseudolarix.
Margaret Miller-Weeks
NA-FB/P-17
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Garlic Mustard NA-PR-03-99 Garlic mustard was used as an edible green in Europe and may have been brought to North America by European settlers. The coarsely toothed leaves give off a garlic-like odor when crushed, accounting for its common name and use in cooking. It is a member of the mustard family.
USDA Forest Service Wayne National Forest Rosemarie Boyle 219 Columbus Road Athens, OH 45701 (740)592-0200
NA-PR-03-99
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Gypsy Moth NA-PR-05-01 The gypsy moth has been an important pest of hardwoods in the Northeastern United States since its introduction in 1869. Established populations exist in all or parts of 19 states from Maine to Wisconsin and south to Illinois and generally in a southeasterly line from Illinois to northeastern North Carolina
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-PR-05-01
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Hemlock Borer NA-PR-03-00 Pest Alert - The hemlock borer, (Melanophila fulvoguttata) is a pest of eastern hemlock throughout its natural range. Although normally considered a secondary pest and seldom abundant, the borer can develop to outbreak conditions following wind-throw, drought, excessive stand openings, or attacks by other primary pests such as the hemlock woolly adelgid or hemlock loopers.
USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
NA-PR-03-00
Insects and Diseases
Pest Alert Hemlock Looper NA-PR-05-92 The hemlock looper Lambdina fiscellaria is adefoliating insect native to North America. It occurs in the eastern United States from Maine to Georgia and west to Wisconsin. The larvae can be extremely destructive to hemlock, balsam fir, and white spruce. During an outbreak it will also feed on many other species including: larch, red and black spruce, cedar, jack pine, paper and yellow birch, basswood, maple, elm, and wild cherry. Hemlocks may die after one year of severe defoliation, fir in one...
Maine Forest Service 50 Hospital Street Augusta, ME 04330 (207) 289-2431 USDA
NA-PR-05-92
Insects and Diseases
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How to Identify White Pine Blister Rust and Remove Cankers
Insects and Diseases
How to Save Dutch Elm Diseased Trees by Pruning NA-GR-9
Insects and Diseases
How to Write More Effective Appraisals for the FLP
Managing your Land
HWA Initiative Strategic Plan 2014-2018
Insects and Diseases
Illinois Forestry Development Act
Managing your Land
Impacts of White-Tailed Deer Overabundance in Forest Ecosystems: An Overview
Managing your Land
Implementation and Status of Biological Control of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid-2011
Insects and Diseases
Improve Your Woodlot by Cutting Firewood NA - GR - 6
Education
Trees
Invasive Plant Atlas of the United States - Identification and Control Website
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plant Species - What you can do
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Amur Cork Tree
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Autumn Olive
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Bradford Pear
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Brown Knapweed
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Bull Thistle
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Canadian Thistle
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chinese Silvergrass
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chinese Yam
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Chocolate Vine
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Coltsfoot
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Common Buckthorn
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Common Burdock
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Common Periwinkle
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Common Reed
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plants Fact Sheet - Crown Vetch
Invasive Plants
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Innovative Project Links Classrooms, Urban Youth to Nature
Education
Greening Your Community
Integrating Commercial Forestry and Wildlife Conservation
Managing your Land
Water
International Standards for Wood Packaging Material
Forest Products
Insects and Diseases
Invasive Plant Early Detection Rapid Response: From Obscurity to Notoriety: Large Gray Willow
Forests
Invasive Plants
Invasive Plant Partnership Improves New Hampshire’s Coastal Watershed
Invasive Plants
Investing in the Next Generation of Foresters
Education
Greening Your Community
K9 Friendly Fire Prevention - Bloodhounds Aid in Fire Prevention and Fire Investigations
Education
Fire
Key Granite State Land Acquisition Links Nearly 2,000 Natural Acres
Forests
Managing your Land
Trees
Water
Kiski Basin Initiative: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Excellence
Greening Your Community
Water
Koochiching Forest Legacy Project - Conserving Large Forested Areas in Minnesota’s North Woods
Managing your Land
LaBarque Creek Watershed Project: First Forest Legacy Project in Missouri
Managing your Land
Water
Lake States Aerial Survey Program: Helping Make Aerial Survey Data Even Better
Forests
Insects and Diseases
Land Management Tools for Small-Acreages in Urbanizing Areas
Forests
Managing your Land
Landscape Stewardship Project - All-Lands Approach to Conservation in the Northeast and Midwest
Forests
Managing your Land
Maine Defensible Space Chipping Program - National Fire Plan Funds Support Community Mitigation Projects
Fire
Making Wood WERC for US
Forest Products
Massachusetts Obtains Fire Boats through FEPP/FFPP Programs
Fire
Massachusetts Partnership Creates Conservation Synergy: Multiple Landowner Approach Achieves Landscape-Scale Results
Forests
Managing your Land
Michigan Expands Its Firewise Communities Project
Fire
Mid-Atlantic Wildfire Training Academy - Academy Provides Necessary Skills Essential for Wildland Firefighting
Education
Fire
Minnesota Foresters Return To School!
Education
Minnesota Hazard Mitigation Project - Chipper Days Turn Vegetative Fuels Into Energy
Fire
Trees
Minnesota's Forests are Gypsy Moth Free for Another Year
Insects and Diseases
Mirroring Organizations & Cooperative Integration: Enhancing a Cooperator’s Aviation Program
Fire
Mobile Firewise Educational Exhibit Educates Residents
Fire

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