Thousand Cankers Disease Webinar - This webinar on Thousand Cankers Disease is hosted by the US Forest Service. Thousand cankers disease (TCD) is a complex disease native to the western United States and primarily affects black walnut Juglans nigra. This disease is the result of the combined activity of a fungus (Geosmithia morbida) and the walnut twig beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis). This webinar provided for landowners, extension educators, and natural resource professionals, has been recorded and is available at http://www.thousandcankers.com/webinars.php.
Resources and Assistance for Woodland Owners Webinar - Woodland owners in Indiana have access to many different sources of assistance, providing technical, operational, and economic support. This webinar reviews programs, personnel, and resources available to help Indiana landowners manage their forest resources. Presented by Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist, and Liz Jackson, with the Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regneration Ctr. (HTIRC)/Indiana Forestry & Woodland Owners Assoc. (IFWOA) at Purdue University. If you have any questions, or are in need of any material, you may contact Lenny Farlee, Sustaining Hardwood Extension Specialist, at 765-494-2153 or Liz Jackson, with HTIRC/IFWOA, at 765-583-3501.
Extension Education: Face to Face vs. Distance Education Webinar - This webinar is presented by Dr. Jim Cathey, Associate Professor and Extension Wildlife Specialist of Texas AgriLife Extension Service. It is titled "The Balancing Act: Extension Face to Face vs. Distance Education." The archived web address for the webinar will be forthcoming. If you have any questions you may contact Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist at 765-647-3538 or Rod Williams, Assistant Professor, at 765-494-3568.
Marketing of Timber - Context and Procedures - This 45 minute webinar is presented by Dr. Bill Hoover, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University. This program expands upon economic backgrounds, components of hardwood markets and responding to timber or tree selling questions.
Managing Wildlife Conflicts - This free 45 minute webinar is presented by Brian MacGowan, Extension Wildlife Specialist, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University. This program will describe recent changes in state laws and permit requirements for vertebrate pest damage, damage identifcation and its control, and nuisance and health concerns.
Natural Resources Issues-Programs and Assistance - This 45 minute webinar is targeted for Agriculture and Natural Resource Educators, but is open to the public and would be of value to anyone interested in natural resources and resources available within the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue. Learn about programs, specialists and resources available to assist ANR Educators and others answer questions about natural resource issues facing Indiana today.
Conservation Tree Planting - This 45 minute webinar describes the steps to take for successful conservation tree planting, including planning, site preparation, species selection, planting design, planting techniques, and resources and assistance available to the landowner and Extension Educator.