Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Urban and Community Handouts and presentations are available online at www.iowaleague.org. Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer (and Other Invasive Pests)

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "Urban and Community Handouts and presentations are available online at www.iowaleague.org. Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer (and Other Invasive Pests)"— Presentation transcript:

1 Urban and Community Handouts and presentations are available online at Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer (and Other Invasive Pests) Emma Hanigan, Iowa Department of Natural Resources

2 Urban and Community Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Invasive for Asia, introduced in Michigan Mortality to Ash Found in 13 Iowa Counties

3 Urban and Community

4 EAB Larva

5 Urban and Community

6 Damage

7 Urban and Community Woodpeckers

8 Urban and Community Where is Emerald Ash Borer

9 Urban and Community

10

11 EAB Spread in Iowa

12 Urban and Community Other Threats to the Urban Forest Gypsy Moth Bur Oak Blight (BOB) Thousand Canker Disease Asian Long Horned Beetle Oak Wilt

13 Urban and Community Step 1 A Tree Inventory Have the data to make informed decisions

14 Urban and Community Why Conduct a Tree Inventory? To know more information about the existing trees and to further tree management and planning

15 Urban and Community Types of Inventories Street and park tree inventory Problem tree inventory- hazard tree and all ash inventory Sample or partial tree inventory – systematic sampling techniques Canopy cover inventory – LiDAR and land cover data

16 Urban and Community Who will Complete the Inventory? Contractor City staff Interns or students Volunteer groups or Tree Board The Iowa DNR – if under 5,000 population

17 Urban and Community What to Include in the Inventory Tree Number Species Size Condition Location (address or GPS)

18 Urban and Community Step 2 Planning Making Management Decisions

19 Urban and Community Tree Ordinance Revisit the nuisance section of the tree ordinance Opening up tree ordinance can risky or an opportunity

20 Urban and Community Public Safety

21 Urban and Community Quarantines Regulated articles may not be moved from the regulated area to an unregulated area of the state unless one of the following is met: –an USDA APHIS PPQ limited permit, or certificate, has been issued and attached to the regulated article in accordance with USDA provisions

22 Urban and Community Quarantine Regulated Articles included in this order (cont): Green (non-heat treated) ash lumber with either bark or the outer one-inch of sapwood, or both, attached. Non-coniferous (hardwood) wood chips and non- coniferous (hardwood) bark chips larger than1 inch in two dimensions. Any article, product or means of conveyance when it is determined by the State Entomologist to present the risk of spread of the emerald ash borer.

23 Urban and Community Firewood Rule (1/1/2011) 21—46.16(177A) Firewood labeling. Every package of firewood offered for sale, sold or distributed must include the harvest location of the wood by county and state. The harvest location of wood sold in bulk must be included on the delivery ticket.

24 Urban and Community

25 Wood Utilization Wood for mulch Firewood (firewood rule change 2011) Biomass Energy School Shop Classes Woodworkers and Artists

26 Urban and Community Chemical Treatments Preventive treatments are suggested when confirmed EAB is 15 miles away Some chemicals are not recommended within 25ft of a sanative site meraldAshBorer.htmlhttp://www.extension.iastate.edu/pme/E meraldAshBorer.html

27 Urban and Community Chemical Treatments – Iowa State PM 2084

28 Urban and Community Replanting

29 Urban and Community Step 3 Management Plan Create an Urban Forest Management Plan or and EAB Management Plan

30 Urban and Community IDNR Management Plans Annual Benefits Species Distribution Condition: Wood and Foliage Management Needs Hazard and Risk Management Maintenance Plan Pruning Cycle Planting Emerald Ash Borer and Invasive Planning Canopy Replacement Monitoring Budget

31 Urban and Community Management Plan Resources Plan tool kit APWA anForestry/UrbanForestry-4.pdf anForestry/UrbanForestry-4.pdf NASF rces/mgmtplanguide/mgmtplanguide.sh tml rces/mgmtplanguide/mgmtplanguide.sh tml

32 Urban and Community Top 10 Reasons for a Urban Forest Management Plan

33 Urban and Community Top 10 Reasons for a Urban Forest Management Plan 10) Tree benefit estimates 9) Public education 8) Budgeting 7) Justifying the budget 6) Documentation and defense in a litigation

34 Urban and Community Top 10 Reasons for a Urban Forest Management Plan 5) Increased efficiency 4) Setting short & long term goals 3) From reactive to proactive 2) Determines the future direction 1) To maintain a healthy, stable, and productive urban forest

35 Urban and Community Step 4 Public Education Looking for pest signs and symptoms Species diversity Understanding the communities/organization’s plan

36 Urban and Community EAB Website Links to publications The cities plans Arborists that have a Certified Pesticide license with the Department of Agriculture and city license if it applies Who to contact with questions

37 Urban and Community Door Hangers & Utility Inserts

38 Urban and Community Volunteer Groups 1.Meet with the city to find out how you can help 2.Support you city at council meetings and other municipal activities 3.Find grant funds to help you city, neighborhood or school 4.Help to plant diverse tree species

39 Urban and Community Who to Contact Robin Pruisner, State Plant Regulatory (515) , Iowa State University Plant and Insect (515) ,

40 Urban and Community What questions do you have?

41 Urban and Community Emma Hanigan Iowa DNR Urban Forestry Coordinator


Download ppt "Urban and Community Handouts and presentations are available online at www.iowaleague.org. Preparing for the Emerald Ash Borer (and Other Invasive Pests)"

Similar presentations


Ads by Google