EAB University

Special upcoming EAB webinar

Emerald ash borer biology, ecology, management, and implications for natural and urban forest areas in the Southeast

April 20, 2016 @ 1pm ET
Dr. Dan Herms, Professor and Chariperson, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University

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All Webinars are now available below or on the EABU YouTube Channel.

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Webinars are organized by topics

Spring 2016 Webinar Series

Spring 2016 Webinar Series
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Beech Bark Disease: Efforts to look for and cultivate Host Plant Resistance
Jennifer Koch and Paul Berrang, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 2pm ET Play Webinar
Setting EAB Management Priorities in Maryland
Ann Hairston Strang, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Service
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Staging an Urban EAB Infestation to Improve Protection and Planning Efforts
Cliff Sadof, Department of Entomology, Purdue University
Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 11am ET Play Webinar
EAB Preparedness and the Early Years in Colorado
Kathleen Alexander, Boulder City Forester and Rob Davis Denver City Forester
Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Update of EAB Woodland Population and Damage Dynamics
Kathleen Knight, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Is Firewood Still a Vector of Invasives? A Case study of Firewood Movement Through the New Hampshire Speedway
Piera Siegert, State Entomologist, New Hampshire Division of Plant Industry, Department of Agriculture
Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11am ET Play Webinar

 

Fall 2015 Webinar Series

Fall 2015 Webinar Series
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Jill Johnson, Midwest Forestry Coordinator, USDA Forest Service
Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 2pm ET Play Webinar
Effects of EAB Treatment on Pollinators
Reed Johnson, Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center
Thursday, October 1, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Manage EAB, or Manage the Forest?
Mark Abrahamson, Minn. Department of Agriculture
Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Walnut Twig Beetle & Thousand Cankers Update
Matt Ginzel, Purdue University
Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Biological Control of EAB: Putting it into Perspective
Roy van Driesche, University of Massachusetts
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Fringe Tree EAB Infestation Update
Don Cipollini, Wright State University
Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar

 

Spring 2015 Webinar Series

Spring 2015 Webinar Series
Topic Original Webinar Date  
2015 EAB Toolkit Update and the Best of EAB University
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Developing EAB and Ash Management Plans for PA
Donald A. Eggen, Forest Health Manager, Pennsylvania DCNR, Bureau of Forestry
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar
Invasive Species? We have an APP for THAT!!
Joe LaForest, IPM and Forest Health Coordinator, University of Georgia
Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11am ET Play Webinar

 

History of EAB

History of EAB related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
EAB 101 – What Happened, and What's Happening Now
Amy Stone, Ohio State University Extension Educator & Robin Usborne, Communications Manager, Michigan State University

Additional information:
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11am ET Play Webinar
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 Play Webinar
EAB 101: The History of EAB and Basic Information November 12, 2009 Play Webinar

 

Municipal Management Series

Municipal management series webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  

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 Play Webinar
ABATe -- A Strategic Response to EAB
Brad Beaubien, AICP, Ball State University
November 15, 2012 Play Webinar
Municipal EAB Management Series
Your EAB Management Options vs. the "Death Curve"

Jim Zwack, M.S., The Davey Institute

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

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

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

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

 

Other Invasive Forest Pests of Concern

Other invasive forest pests of concern related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Asian Longhorned Beetle: Update from Ohio
Joe Boggs, Ohio State University Cooperative Extension
February 19, 2015 Play Webinar
Using Semiochemicals to Detect and Monitor Invasive Ambrosia Beetle in Hardwood Forests
Matt Ginzel, PhD, from Purdue University
April 24, 2014 Play Webinar
Invasions by Non-native Insect Pests and Arboriculture
Mike Raupp, University of Maryland

Additional information:
September 26, 2013 Play Webinar
Overview of Invasive Forest Pests and Diseases in North America
Jodie Ellis, Purdue University

Additional information:
February 3, 2011 Play Webinar
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Brad Onken, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, W. Va.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Information
March 10, 2011 Play Webinar
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 Play Webinar
Diagnosing Thousand Cankers Disease
Ned Tisserat, Colorado State University
Thousand Cankers Information
May 19, 2011 Play Webinar

 

Research – EAB Control, Management & Ecological Impact

Research related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Emerald Ash Borer's Latest Victim: White Fringe Tree
Don Cipollini, Wright State University
February 26, 2015 Play Webinar
EAB Management Mythbusters
Cliff Sadof, PhD, Purdue University Entomologist
October 23, 2014 Play Webinar
2014 Emerald Ash Borer Research Update
Dan Herms, PhD, from The Ohio State University
March 20, 2014 Play Webinar
EAB Biocontrol Progress and Possibilities
Juli Gould, USDA APHIS
October 10, 2013 Play Webinar
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 Play Webinar
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 Play Webinar
Impacts of EAB on Forests
Kathleen Knight, USDA Forest Service Research Ecologist in Delaware, OH

Additional information:
February 26, 2013 Play Webinar
EAB Pesticides for Professionals
Deb MCullough, Michigan State University
March 24, 2011 Play Webinar
Ecological Impacts of EAB
Kevin Rice and Wendy Klooster, Ohio State University/ OH Ag. Research and Dev. Center
EAB Invasion on Forests Factsheet
April 7, 2011 Play Webinar
Pesticides and Biocontrol to Manage EAB December 3, 2009 Play Webinar

 

Planning

Planning Webinar Series
Topic Original Webinar Date  
In Defense of Urban Forestry
Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forest Specialist, from Purdue University

Additional information:
May 8, 2014 Play Webinar
Building an EAB Management Program From the Ground Up: Milwaukee's Perspective
Randy Krouse, City of Milwaukee
November 7, 2013 Play Webinar
Fall is for EAB Planning
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
September 11, 2012 Play Webinar
Preparing for EAB in Community Urban Forests
Amy Stone, Ohio State University Extension Educator, Toledo, OH

Additional information:
April 14, 2011 Play Webinar
Spring Tune Up on EAB
Cliff Sadof, Purdue University
May 24, 2012 Play Webinar

 

Community Action

Community action related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
The History of EAB in New York State and Community Responses
Mark Whitmore, PhD, Cornell University Forest Entomologist
December 18, 2014 Play Webinar
Save Money and Ash Trees Through Organizing Neighborhoods: Theory and Case Studies
Adam Witte, Exotic Forest Pest Educator, from Purdue University
April 10, 2014 Play Webinar

“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. Read the Emerald Ash Borer Management statement for the Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation

May 12, 2011 Play Webinar
EAB for Homeowners
Jodie Ellis, Purdue University
Resources for EAB for Homeowners webinar
February 24, 2011 Play Webinar
2010 EAB Awareness Week: Ways to Get The Word Out April 8, 2010 Play Webinar

 

Regulatory

Planning related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
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
October 24, 2013 Play Webinar
Regulatory Issues About EAB March 4, 2010 Play Webinar

 

After EAB

After EAB related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Wood Utilization Options for Urban Trees Infested by Invasive Species
Brian Brashaw, Director of the Wood Materials and Engineering Program at the Natural Resources Research Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth; and Robert Ross, Project Leader at the USDA Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI
December 4, 2014 Play Webinar
What Happens After Ash Is Gone? Planning Diversity April 1, 2010 Play Webinar
Utilization of Ash in the Wake of EAB February 4, 2010 Play Webinar

 

Woodlot Management

Woodlot management related webinars
Topic Original Webinar Date  
Practical Woodlot Management Before, During and After EAB
Lenny Farley, Purdue University Extension Forestry Specialist
November 6, 2014 Play Webinar
Economic Impact and Management of EAB in Woodlots, Classic Wood Utilization
Eric McConnell, The Ohio State University
December 5, 2013 Play Webinar
Woodland Management
Kathy Smith, the Ohio State University
January 6, 2011 Play Webinar

 

Emerald Ash Borer University is a collaborative effort of:

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

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