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2015: N.C.’s Forest Health Year-In-Review By NC Forest Service, December 30, 2015 North Carolina is well-known for its beautiful forests that cover a majority of the state. From being known as “the land of the MORE »– from Extension Forestry
RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler signed an emergency order today expanding the quarantine for emerald ash borer to include the entire state, following the discovery of borers in several more counties across MORE »– from Extension Forestry
A lot of trees in parking lots and along warm suburban streets could host orangestripped oakworms. I found several infested trees along Centennial Parkway and at the NC Museum of Art in the MORE »– from Entomology
Originally posted on ecoipm.org Last week I wrote a post about recent research by Don Cipollini and Chad Rigsby at Wright State University documenting that emerald ash borers, once thought only to infest MORE »– from Entomology
In the late 1890s, Dr. Carl A. Schenck came to America to manage the forests of the Biltmore Estate in Western North Carolina. He helped restore the land, and established the country’s first MORE »– from Extension Forestry
2015 State 4-H WHEP Contest On Saturday, May 19, 2015, 48 4-Hers descended upon W. Kerr Scott Dam and Reservoir in Wilkes county for the 2014 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program state contest MORE »– from Extension Forestry
Yesterday on campus willow oak trees were covered in millions of what looked like mealybugs. But they were faster than mealybugs and constantly moving around the tree bark. Mealybugs don’t move much. Matt MORE »– from Entomology