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August 11 th 2012, Leelanau Conservancy – Charter Sanctuary Daniel Schillinger 5138 Hidden Glen Drive Traverse City, MI 49684 (231) 633-8733

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1 August 11 th 2012, Leelanau Conservancy – Charter Sanctuary Daniel Schillinger 5138 Hidden Glen Drive Traverse City, MI (231)

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3  It is here to stay  Latest research on predator insects is not out  Population can be slowed regionally (SLAM)  Urban control options work  www. emeraldashborer.info/ Best Website for up to date info www. emeraldashborer.info/

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6  Been in Ohio for 10 Years, (Estimated), first found in June All other known infestations found since 1996 have been declared “eradicated”  Does not seem to move fast/produce huge #’s  Generalist; Maples, Birch, Willow, Box Elder  Lifecycle is similar to EAB, can change to an adult within one year; Slower up here?

7  Present in the County  Scales protect insects  Disease follows scale after heavy infestation  25% are supposed to live after an attack…  Urban options do exist

8  Native, population booms every 10 years  We were overdue for a large boom in 2010 and we got it for 2 years!  Population is hardly noticeable now.

9  Seems rampant this year  DO NOT Prune oak during growing season  Oaks graft their roots  Pruning or construction damage is usually the cause

10  Before you start any chainsaw work…

11  Invasive shrub  LOTS of berries  Nitrogen fixer  Stump applicator with broadleaf herbicide can be done anytime of the year except spring, its extremely effective.

12 Daniel Schillinger 5138 Hidden Glen Drive Traverse City, MI (231)


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