In the Fall, 2017 newsletter of the Manistee Conservation District, there is an article entitled: "Oak Wilt Update--An Urgent Call for Community-wide Efforts!" Please CLICK HERE to read the article in full.
Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development establishes Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Interior Quarantine to protect Eastern Hemlock trees in Michigan. Click here for more information. Click here for more general information about Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.
Beware of scammers on the prowl for Black Walnut trees! Consumers, please be advised that certain buyers are targeting you to purchase your Black Walnut trees, claiming that they are infected with the non-native invasive fungus that causes Thousand Cankers Disease. Thousand Cankers Disease HAS NOT YET been detected in Michigan. Click here for more information.
Gray Wolves confirmed in Lower Peninsula Michigan! Michigan DNR, through genetic analysis, have confirmed the presence of Gray Wolves in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan. Click here for more information.
Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Michigan! Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, a non-native invasive insect pest of eastern hemlock, has been officially confirmed on eastern hemlock trees in southern Lower Michigan. Click here for more information.
Chronic Wasting Disease! Michigan DNR and MDARD have officially confirmed the presence of chronic wasting disease in a free ranging white-tailed deer in Michigan. Click here for more information.
Stop the spread of Oak Wilt! Michigan DNR provides insights into why Oak Wilt is such a problem and what you can do to prevent its spread. Click here for more information.
Northern Long-eared Bat is officially listed! The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed the Northern Long-eared Bat as Threatened. In order to help protect this species, special precautions should be taken when doing forest management. Click here for more information.
Forest Health! Michigan DNR releases 2014 Forest Health Highlights. Click here for more information.
Check out these forestry articles by Michigan SAF and MSUE! These informative articles date back to 1997. Click here for more information.
White Nose Syndrome in the U.P.! The first bat deaths are reported in the Keweenaw Peninsula. Click here for more information.
Emerald Ash Borer continues to spread! Even more ash trees are falling victim to this invasive insect. Click here for more information.