Webinar: Thousand Cankers Disease

  • 03/28/2013
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Purdue University Webinar
This webinar on thousand cankers disease is for landowners, extension educators, and natural resource professionals. Everyone is welcome to participate in the live webinar on Thursday, March 28 starting at 9 AM CD.

The entire webinar is scheduled across several hours, but if you are not interested in attending all of it, feel free to come into the meeting when a topic of interest to you is scheduled.

9:00 TCD: Geosmithia morbida: the cause and basic biology – Simeon Wright, Missouri Dept. of Conservation

9:30 TCD: Walnut Twig Beetle: the vector and basic biology – Andy Graves, USFS Region 3 Forest Health Protection

10:00 TCD the National Report – Bruce Moltzan, USFS Forest Health Protection

10:15 APHIS/Farm Bill National Report/Guidelines – Julie Spaulding, APHIS PPQ

10:30 to 11:00 Break

 State TCD updates

11:00 Pennsylvania – Dana Rhodes, PA Department of Agriculture

11:30 Virginia – Norm Dart, VA Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

12:00 Tennessee and North Carolina – Paul Merten, USFS Forest Health Protection

12:15 Ohio – Dan Kenny, OH Department of Agriculture

12:30 Webinar ends

To participate in the live webinar, click HERE.

Registration is not necessary. You will need a high-speed Internet connection and sound. Participation in the web seminar does not require any special software. If you want to test your ability to join an Adobe Connect webinar in advance, go to

Future webinars are scheduled for April 25 (TCD surveys and implementation, ID what to look for in the field, FHTET (Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team) demo on TCD database entry) and May 30 (research and methods update and outreach plans and needs).

This webinar series is brought to you by the following partners: USDA Forest Service State & Private Forestry and Forest Health Protection, Hardwood Tree Improvement & Regeneration Center at Purdue University, Purdue University Department of Entomology, and Walnut Council.
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