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  1. The Tree Course- Trees of the Great Eastern Forest- Field Recognition

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/tree-course-trees-great-eastern-forest-field-recognition

    in hand, and by the bark when a tree’s leaves are too high in the canopy to clearly see. Topics of ...

  2. Holiday Traditions Workshop at Caesar's Creek State Park

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/holiday-traditions-workshop-caesars-creek-state-park

    material to work with.  White cedar, Douglas fir, white and scotch pine branches, wild grape vines, sweet ... gum balls, acorns, buckeyes, hickory nuts, milkweed pods, as well as Norway, white spruce, hemlock, ... white and scotch pine cones were in abundance.        Complementing the tree greenery were flower and ...

  3. Herbicide-Treated Mulches Effective Method of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/herbicide-treated-mulches-effective-method-weed-control

    organic mulches (pine nuggets, cypress, Douglas fir, hardwood bark, rice hulls, cocoa bean shells, and ... required in the nursery and landscape industries. Based on the results, rice hulls and hardwood bark ... considered commercially acceptable," said Mathers. Other pre-treated mulches, like pine nuggets, also ...

  4. Storm Cleanup Good Opportunity to Check for Emerald Ash Borer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/storm-cleanup-good-opportunity-check-emerald-ash-borer

    which feed on EAB larvae living under the trees bark. Other symptoms of EAB infestation € such as the ... sapwood € require that the bark be peeled off to detect them. A fact sheet with details and pictures of ... Diagnostic Check-off List under the Factsheets/Bulletins section of the Web site) or through local OSU ...

  5. 2017 Webinars- Profiles in Service

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/node/722

    beetle reintroduction, bird surveys and nest box maintenance, wetland surveys and restoration, and bat ...

  6. Horticultural Hotline

    https://medina.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/mg-hotline

    garden questions and respond with helpful tips, factsheets, and resources.  Call our office and an ...

  7. Exotic Tree Pest Generating Concern in Forestry/Nursery Industries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/exotic-tree-pest-generating-concern-forestrynursery-industries

    beetle, known as the emerald ash borer, has been identified as Agrilus planipennis, and is generating ... similarly to other insects in the genus Agrilus, such as the bronze birch borer, a key pest of white-barked ... years is more common," said Herms. Infestations prove fatal because the larvae feed under the bark ...

  8. Viburnum Chewer Makes Its Way Into Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/viburnum-chewer-makes-its-way-ohio

    hungry for the popular woody ornamentals. The viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, was recently ... sighting of the pest in U.S. territory occurred in 1996 in New York state. Since then, the beetle has ... viburnum leaf beetle is a very damaging, invasive pest," said Dan Herms, an entomologist with Ohio ...

  9. Sports Turf Managers Fighting Bugs by Going Green

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sports-turf-managers-fighting-bugs-going-green

    green. That's why Dave Shetlar, Ohio State University Extension, will present “Cost Effective and ... Columbus. "There's concern about exposure to pesticides," said Shetlar, also known as the ... meet those expectations." In his talk, Shetlar will offer details to grounds staff, coaches, ...

  10. Christmas Trees Offer Many Environmental Benefits — And You Can Put a Dollar Sign Next to Them

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/christmas-trees-offer-many-environmental-benefits-%E2%80%94-and-you-can-put-dollar-sign-next

    up." A blue spruce with a 2-inch-diameter trunk growing on a Christmas tree farm in, say, Doylestown in ... runoff and reduction of atmospheric carbon by 20 pounds. Meanwhile, a Scotch pine at that same location ... blue spruce planted in Columbus in front of a single-family home, for example, will provide $12 every ...

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