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All Webinars are now available below.

For more information:
Robin Usborne, Michigan State University, robinu1@msu.edu, 517-884-7051
Amy Stone, The Ohio State University, stone.91@cfaes.osu.edu, 419-578-6783
Adam Witte, Purdue University, arwitte@purdue.edu


 

Spring 2014 Webinar Series

Topic Original Webinar Date Watch It
2014 Emerald Ash Borer Research Update
Dan Herms, PhD, from The Ohio State University
Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 11am ET
Save Money and Ash Trees Through Organizing Neighborhoods: Theory and Case Studies
Adam Witte, Exotic Forest Pest Educator, from Purdue University
Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 11am ET
Using semiochemicals to detect and monitor invasive ambrosia beetle in hardwood forests
Matt Ginzel, PhD, from Purdue University
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 12pm ET
In Defense of Urban Forestry
Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forest Specialist, from Purdue University
Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 11am ET
EAB 101 – What Happened, and What's Happening Now
Amy Stone, Ohio State University Extension Educator & Robin Usborne, Communications Manager, Michigan State University
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11am ET

 

Fall 2013 Webinar Series

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
Invasions by Non-native Insect Pests and Arboriculture
Mike Raupp, University of Maryland
Additional information
Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 11am ET
EAB Biocontrol Progress and Possibilities
Juli Gould, USDA APHIS
Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 11am ET
US Regulatory Measures to Control Invasives and Limit Introductions using the Case Study of ALB in Massachusetts
Clint McFarland, USDA APHIS Federal Project Manager, Asian Longhorned Beetle Eradication Program-Massachusetts
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11am ET
Building an EAB management program from the ground up: Milwaukee's perspective
Randy Krouse, City of Milwaukee
Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11am ET
Economic impact and management of EAB in woodlots, classic wood utilization
Eric McConnell, The Ohio State University
Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11am ET

 

History of EAB

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
EAB 101 for 2013
Amy Stone from the Ohio State University Extension, Annemarie Nagle from Purdue University, and Robin Usborne from Michigan State University
May 21, 2013
EAB 101: The History of EAB and Basic Information November 12, 2009
Introduction to EAB November 5, 2009

 

Municipal Management Series

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand

This series of webinars are aimed at municipal decision-makers and their professional affiliates, such as city managers, attorneys, planners and elected officials, as they are confronted with the possibility – or reality – of emerald ash borer infesting their community’s ash trees. This information would also be of interest to professional associations that municipal employees turn to for advice and guidance.

Municipal Management Wrap Up
Joe Boggs, Ohio State University Extension
May 8, 2013
ABATe -- A Strategic Response to EAB
Brad Beaubien, AICP, Ball State University
November 15, 2012
Municipal EAB Management Series
Your EAB Management Options vs. the "Death Curve"

Jim Zwack, M.S., The Davey Institute

Additional information:
November 19, 2012
Municipal EAB Management Series
Topic Memo to City Managers

Chad Tinkel, Manager of Forestry, City of Fort Wayne, IN
November 29, 2012
EAB will Hit Your Budget...
Richard Hauer, UW -Stevens Point and Cliff Sadof, Purdue University

Additional information:
February 14, 2013
EAB Liability and Communications Issues
Margo Ely & Joe McElroy from the City of Naperville, IL
March 12, 2013
The Impact of Urban Trees
Geoffrey Donovan, PhD, research forester with the USDA Forest Service

Supplemental material:
March 26, 2013
Pros and Cons of Urban Mechanized Tree Removal
Don Peterson, president of Renewable Resource Solutions, LLC, in Crystal Falls, MI
April 10, 2013
EAB Tools and Tactics for Communities
Gary Johnson, Extension professor of forestry at the University of Minnesota
April 16, 2013

 

Other Invasive Forest Pests of Concern

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
Overview of Invasive Forest Pests and Diseases in North America
Jodie Ellis, Purdue University
February 3, 2011
Additional Info (24KB, PDF)
Asian Longhorned Beetle information
Brendon Reardon, National Program Manager for ALB, USDA-APHIS, Maryland

Additional information:
Asian Longhorned Beetle Information
Beetle Busters.info
Managing invasive populations of Asian longhorned beetle and citrus longhorned beetle: a worldwide perspective
February 10, 2011
2012 ALB Update
Joe Boggs, OSU Extension
October 9, 2012
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Brad Onken, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, W. Va.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Information
March 10, 2011
Viburnum Leaf Beetle
Curtis Young, the Ohio State University

Additional information:
Cornell University VLB Citizen Science
Pest Tracker National Agricultural Pest Info. System
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project
April 21, 2011
Thousand Cankers
Ned Tisserat, Colorado State University
Thousand Cankers Information
May 19, 2011

 

Research – EAB Control, Management & Ecological Impact

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
2013 EAB Research Update
Dan Herms, PhD, professor and chairperson of the Dept. of Entomology at the Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center
March 21, 2013
SL.owing A.sh M.ortality pilot project -- an update on the project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Deborah McCullough, Michigan State University forest entomologist
April 25, 2013
Impacts of EAB on Forests
Kathleen Knight, USDA Forest Service Research Ecologist in Delaware, OH

Additional information:
February 26, 2013
EAB pesticides for professionals
Deb MCullough, Michigan State University
March 24, 2011
Ecological impact after EAB
Kevin Rice and Wendy Klooster, Ohio State University/ OH Ag. Research and Dev. Center
EAB Invasion on Forests Factsheet
April 7, 2011
EAB topics update
Dan Herms, the Ohio State University
January 28, 2011
EAB Research Updates (Parts 1 and 2):
The Latest Information From Researchers
Part 1, January 7, 2010


Part 2, January 14, 2010

Pesticides and Biocontrol to Manage EAB December 3, 2009

 

Planning

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
Fall is for EAB Planning
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
September 11, 2012
Preparing for EAB in Community Urban Forests
Amy Stone, Ohio State University Extension Educator, Toledo, OH

Additional information:
Insecticide Options for Protecting Ash Trees
Ash Tree Conservation, Management Statement
FAQ Related to Insecticide Treatments
SEMRCD's Community Urban Wood Utilization Planning Worksheet
Purdue's Tree Calculator
USDA Forest Service's iTree
SEMRCD Urban Wood Utilization
April 14, 2011
Woodland Management
Kathy Smith, the Ohio State University
January 6, 2011
Spring Tune Up on EAB
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
May 24, 2012
Management of Woodlots to Prepare For EAB February 11, 2010

 

Community Action

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand

“Neighbors Against Bad Bugs” volunteer group
Jodie Ellis, Purdue University

Additional information:
1. All NABB material can be downloaded at: www.eabindiana.info.
All NABB material can be adapted for other States provided the Purdue logo is displayed somewhere on the revised item.

2. The Purdue Self-Study Program for Master Gardeners
If you are interested in adapting this module for your state’s program, contact Jodie Ellis at ellisj@purdue.edu

3. To read the Emerald Ash Borer Management statement for the Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation, visit: http://www.emeraldashborer.info/files/conserve_ash.pdf

May 12, 2011
EAB for Homeowners
Jodie Ellis, Purdue University
Resources for EAB for Homeowners webinar
February 24, 2011
EAB Information for Homeowners April 22, 2010
2010 EAB Awareness Week : Ways to Get The Word Out April 8, 2010
Helping Communities Prepare for and Live With EAB March 18, 2010

 

Regulatory Issues

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
Regulatory Issues About EAB March 4, 2010

 

After EAB

Topic Original Webinar Date On Demand
What Happens After Ash Is Gone? Planning Diversity April 1, 2010
Utilization of Ash in the Wake of EAB February 4, 2010

 

Emerald Ash Borer University is a collaborative effort of:

U.S. Forest Service    Michigan State University    The Ohio State University    Purdue University