Dominic Gutierrez, Kappen Tree Service wins MTCC 2017. Check out the story here!
The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is in the process of revising the Thousand Cankers Disease of Walnut (TCD) Exterior Quarantine, established in 2010. MDARD is seeking comments on the proposed revision (see Request for Comments letter and the proposed draft TCD Exterior Quarantine and Draft Quarantine). Please forward this information to others within your organization as appropriate. Comments may be sent via email to Mike Bryan, Nursery and Export Program Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (517) 335-4540. The deadline for comments is 5:00 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017.
Oak Wilt Info Flyer
– download this flyer and provide to your employees and clients for some quick oak wilt education. WARNING OW-Flyer2017-MISGP
With assistance from the Michigan Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP), ASM is offering a unique opportunity for tree care professionals to collect and submit samples from oak trees suspected of having oak wilt infection. The MISGP grant will pay for oak wilt samples processed by MSU Diagnostic Services. Tree care professionals who’s sample results are ‘positive’ for oak wilt are offered 2 hours of technical support to strategize the best management of oak wilt at that specific site, if desired. Click on the link in the Form name to access the form. Learn more about the form.