Forest Insect & Disease Issues in Central Wisconsin

Winchester Academy: Linda Williams Forest Health Specialist for the Wisconsin DNR with degrees in Forestry and Entomology from Michigan State University. An 18 year veteran with the Wisconsin DNR, Williams will talk about forest insects and diseases that were seen in 2017, and what to expect in 2018. Some of the issues include emerald ash borer (first identified in Waupaca County in 2017), oak wilt, problems seen with white oak in 2017, how the wet weather impacted trees, and other forest health issues.

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