Friday, January 30, 2015

Missouri Forest Health Update: 2014 Summary

As we cope with the frigid weather at the start of the new year, here is a review of some of the major forest health events from warmer times in 2014. The December 2014 edition of ourMissouri Forest Health Update newsletter, along with previous issues, is now available athttp://mdc.mo.gov/node/12746.
Topics in the new issue include:
  • Emerald ash borer & its known locations in Missouri
  • Thousand cankers disease & recent survey efforts
  • An update on rapid white oak mortality research 
  • Updates on other insects & diseases
Rapid white oak mortality pocket at Huzzah Conservation Area in Crawford County, Missouri. Photo: courtesy of MDC.