MnSTAC Virtual Community Forestry Field Day
Thursday, Aug 20 @ 10am
Stay tuned for upcoming details about this year's annual August MnSTAC Community Forestry Field Day. Even if we can't gather as usual at the UFore nursery on the UMN St. Paul campus, we're working hard to put together a virtual event on some useful and interesting topics. Please plan on joining us virtually next Thursday morning, Aug 20 at 10am. Topics and webinar link coming soon... WEBINAR:Getting The Most Out of Your Tree Inventory Date & Time: August 18th, 12pm central. Description: Having a tree inventory can be one of the most valuable tools for urban forestry managers, but how the inventory data is used determines how valuable it is. Using an inventory software with the right tools can take the management of your urban forest to the next level. This webinar will be demonstrating TreeKeeper software. 1 ISA CEU will be provided. Registration Link:https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/791952245929126927 Minnesota "Virtual" Woodland Owner Weekend Saturday, October 3, 2020
Join us for a virtual workshop designed for woodland owners and nature lovers in Minnesota. Watch all the pre-recorded sessions at your own convenience, then join us for live Zoom Q&A sessions with all the presenters on Oct 3. Keynote Speakers
"Conservation of Minnesota's Big Woods" Lee Frelich, University of Minnesota
"Nature's Best Hope" Doug Tallamy, University of Delaware WEBINAR: Urban Forestry and COVID-19 Monday, August 17th
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Central
Learn how other community forestry programs are being affected by and overcoming challenges of Covid-19. You'll hear about resources and opportunites to make the best of a tough year, inlcuding information of advocacy, grants, and creative solutions. ISA ceus pending. Forum is free and open to all, but registration is required.
Our report includes up-to-date disease and insect pest reports for northeastern Illinois. You'll also find a table of accumulated growing degree days (GDD) throughout Illinois, precipitation, and plant phenology indicators to help predict pest emergence.