September 2011

09/29/2011 5:00 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood
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The California Forest Pest Council has a press release out today, and I wanted to share it in its entirety because I think it is an excellent example of a collaborative group that is doing great preventative work. Nice job!

News Release

HELP KEEP CALIFORNIA FORESTS HEALTHY - KEEP FIREWOOD LOCAL

Date: September 29, 2011

09/22/2011 1:25 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood
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Congratulations to the Don't Move Firewood video team! One of our latest videos, released this summer, has won a 2011 Yosemite Film Festival Award, the Silver Sierra. To watch our newly award winning video, Super Rangers and the Legion of Bugs, head on over to our YouTube site, youtube.com/dontmovefirewood

 

09/12/2011 2:18 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood
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A new study was published on Friday the 9th about the economic impacts of forest insects and diseases. One thing that really struck me from the article was this line from the Abstract, "Given observations of new species, there is a 32% chance that another highly destructive borer species will invade the U.S. in the next 10 years."

 

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