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Insects

 
Emerald Ash Borer
 
How to Identify an Ash Tree, EAB, & Signs of Infestation by Wisc. Dept. of Ag; 12:20 minutes;  Uploaded on Apr 29, 2011  The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture has released a new educational video on the Emerald Ash Borer and how you can identify an ash tree, the Emerald Ash Borer beetle, and signs of infestation. Please use this site for information on EAB and not where to send information or get assistance.  In Illinois you should contact: the Illinois Departments of Agriculture or Natural Resources, U of I Extension, or your local municipal forestry contact.
 
Emerald Ash Borer Identification by University of Nebraska Extension; 3:05 minutes; Uploaded on May 26, 2009; UNL Extension Entomologist Jim Kalisch and Kay Kromm from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture talk about the Emerald Ash Borer. They show the damage it can do as well as it's behavior.

Emerald Ash Borer Symptoms by Missouri Trees; 1:22 minutes; Signs to look for in determining if an Emerald Ash Borer is invading your ash trees.  
 
Homeowner Treatments of Emerald Ash Borer by PurdueExtensionENTM; 3:27 minutes;   Uploaded on Feb 3, 2012  This video describes how homeowners can use certain pesticide products for protecting ash trees against Emerald Ash Borer. It highlights the importance of following label directions, selecting effective active ingredients, determining pesticide dosage based on tree size, and proper soil application techniques.
 
Signs of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Damage by bobscaping; 4:12 minutes; - Published on Jun 21, 2013  These visual clues will tell you if your Ash trees are infested with Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) which has already killed over 40-million Ash trees in 19 US states and Ontario, Canada. As of June 2013 EAB was present in 34 Pennsylvania counties. Learn more at Sandy's Garden on donnan.com 
 
Emerald Ash Borer: Status, management options and cost calculators
April 8, 2015
Deborah McCullough, Michigan State University
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
Richard Hauer, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

 

European Bark Beetle


Explaining Dutch Elm Disease with Karl Mueller,  by U of Minnesota urban and Community Forestry;  9:16 minutes; - Published on Nov 20, 2014, Karl, a St. Paul Forestry Urban Forester explains Dutch elm disease, its vectors, their life-cycle, and how the elm trees are affected by the disease.  
 
Dutch Elm Disease by Alcoopextensionvideo; 3:01minutes;  Uploaded on Feb 25, 2010 Dr. Scott Enebak Auburn University School of Forestry & Wildlife Sciences, discusses the characteristics of common forest diseases.
 
 
Goldspotted Oak Borer