Archivos de Diario para septiembre 2020

16 de septiembre de 2020

Spruce beetle update (Dendroctonus rufipennis)

The Mat-Su region continues to experience extensive spruce tree mortality due to a spruce beetle outbreak. #AKForestHealth scientists from Anchorage & Fairbanks visited the region to view the area & discuss the health of the forests. For more information, visit alaskasprucebeetle.org

Anotado en 16 de septiembre de 2020 a las 03:37 PM por awenninger awenninger | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

Foliar tar spot fungus (Rhytisma arbuti) on rusty menziesia

Have you seen black spots on false azalea/rusty menziesia? Plentiful rain in SE Alaska has led to an abundance of the foliar tar spot fungus (Rhytisma arbuti). It doesn’t do much damage since it occurs after seedset. For more information visit: ow.ly/dUma50BnyTq

Anotado en 16 de septiembre de 2020 a las 03:49 PM por awenninger awenninger | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

Rusty Tussock Moth (Orgyia antiqua)

Rusty tussock moth caterpillars feed on understory trees and shrubs throughout AK. The males have been flying in great numbers near Talkeetna and Hatcher Pass (the females are flightless). If you notice these critters, post your observation to iNaturalist!

Anotado en 16 de septiembre de 2020 a las 03:33 PM por awenninger awenninger | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario

29 de septiembre de 2020

Spruce beetle -- time to process your firewood!

With cooler temperatures approaching, it's time to start processing your dead spruce into firewood. Processing recently killed & attacked trees now can reduce the spread of spruce beetles to new trees next spring. Visit http://alaskasprucebeetle.org for more info! #AlaskaForestHealth

Anotado en 29 de septiembre de 2020 a las 03:41 PM por awenninger awenninger | 0 comentarios | Deja un comentario