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Larvae of the larger elm leaf beetle. Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, Louiana State Univ, Bugwood.org

Larger Elm Leaf Beetle

Elms have lots of pests. This week I have had several reports of larger elm leaf beetles, Monocesta coryli, …

Beech blight aphids (Grylloprociphilus imbricator) on a beech twig. Photo:SD Frank

Beech Blight Aphids

You might notice twigs on beech trees covered in a woolly sleeve. Get closer and it will begin to …

Oak lace bug adults, nymphs, and eggs on the underside of an oak leaf. Photo: SD Frank

Oak Lace Bug Damage

Oak lace bugs (Corythucha arcuata), like other lace bugs, cause stippling on leaves. Oak lace bugs, of course, feed …

Tulip tree scales and white fluffy lady beetle larvae on a tulip poplar twig. Photo:SD Frank

Natural Enemies in Disguise

Tulip tree scales and other soft scales are maturing and producing a lot of honeydew. This makes people notice …

Recent Publications related to Forest Resources

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Mourning Dove

This publication describes the habitat, food, cover, water habits and home range of the mourning …

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Songbirds

This publication describes the habitat, cover, food, water habits and home range of various songbird …

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Using a Compass and Pacing

A compass and pacing can be useful in many different woodlot activities. A compass can …

6 days agoWoodland Owner Notes

Economic Contribution of the Forest Sector in North Carolina, 2017

This publication discusses contributions the forest sector makes to the North Carolina economy.

1 week ago
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Owls

Owls play an important role in the balance of forest and open land environments. This …

2 weeks agoWorking With Wildlife

What’s a Timber Sale Contract? What Landowners Need to Know

This Eastern Forestry Note discusses specific contract provisions that should be addressed in a timber …

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How to Rapidly Inventory Scattered and Piled Forest Harvest Residue

Forest harvest residue (FHR) is an important environmental component, but how do you measure it? …

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Historic North Carolina Delivered Timber Prices, 1988-2018

Historic price data for delivered timber, prices paid upon delivery to the mill, from 1988-2018 …

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