Forest Stewardship Series Recorded Webinars

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April 10, 2019

Fire has played a significant role in shaping many North American ecosystems and prescribed burning is being more widely used to meet various land management objectives

March 15, 2019

Using Expanding Gaps and Low-Intensity/High-Frequency Thinnings to Create Vibrant, Resilient Forests

October 10, 2018

Updates on emerald ash borer and other established pests, as well as the spotted lanternfly

April 11, 2018

Unlike fish that inhabit larger waterways, many threats to stream fish can be traced back to improper management of land adjacent to the stream corridor.

March 14, 2018

Degraded woodlots often contain small diameter, poor quality, and often unhealthy trees.

January 10, 2018

Mortality from many invasive insects including emerald ash borer and hemlock woolly adelgid are impacting the long-term development and management of forests across the northeast.

September 13, 2017

Streamside forest buffers stabilize streambanks, reduce erosion, restore natural flow patterns to waterways, provide wildlife habitat (including pollinators), as well as provide opportunities for income.

June 14, 2017

Lack of adequate tree regeneration is one of the top concerns in many woodlands in Pennsylvania and throughout the Northeast.

October 13, 2016

This presentation addresses how prioritization is an implementation of IPM, as it requires clarity of objective, setting thresholds, identifying available resources, assigning the proper prescription, and monitoring results.

May 11, 2016

Forestry labeled herbicides are a low risk and effective means of controlling undesirable forest vegetation in hardwood forestry.

January 12, 2016

It is a safe bet that every parcel of privately owned forest land in Pennsylvania has multiple invasive species. With these invasive species posing more problems than can possibly all be solved at once, how can landowners decide when and how to act?

April 14, 2015

Fundamentals of forest soils and how they impact tree growth and forest health.

March 10, 2015

Understanding the physical dynamics of sites and restoring desired vegetation on disturbed forest sites by having a plan of action and knowing where to get help.

September 9, 2014

Asian longhorned beetle has been found in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Ohio. Become more aware of this threat and get more eyes on the forest to watch for its presence.

April 8, 2014

Understanding the role of tree and forest decline events in a changing world of weather extremes and introduction of exotic pests and disease agents, particularly beech bark disease, butternut canker and myriad others.

May 14, 2013

Impacts of invasive plants and the characteristics which make them so successful, control approaches, including herbicides, and a discussion of their use.

April 9, 2013

How to identify common non-native invasive plants that may be impacting your woods and what you may be able to do about these invasives.

June 12, 2012

The biological and management issues associated with hemlock woolly adelgid invasion in hemlock forests.

February 14, 2012

What is emerald ash borer and what are forest management strategies to decrease its negative impact on forest stands?

March 8, 2011

Economically important insects and diseases being encountered in Pennsylvania’s woodlands and the various treatments available to mitigate their effects.

September 14, 2010

From the prior dominance of American chestnut to current efforts to restore the species, we will follow Castanea dentata over its history in North America.

June 9, 2009

This program introduces you to some of the common exotic invasive plants that occur on Pennsylvania forestlands.

April 14, 2009

This session explores the most troublesome exotic insects causing damage in Penn's Woods and control options available.