Other Forest Health Resources
Buckeye Yard and Garden on-Line
|Multi-colored Asian Lady Beetle Adult (above) and Larvae (below)
BYGL is developed from a Tuesday morning conference call of Extension agents, specialists and other contributors throughout Ohio. This conference is then summarized and e-mailed to Extension offices in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.
Forest Health Highlights
From the USDA Forest Service, an index page that permits quick access to Forest Health Hightlights for the Mid-Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia) from 1994 to 1999.
Lichen Biomonitoring for Air Pollution at
Selected Ohio State Forests
A 1997 study prepared for the Ohio Division of Forestry and the US Forest Service using lichen biomonitoring to measure air quality and as an indication of past air pollution exposure.
The USDA Forest Service,Gypsy Moth News
Gypsy Moth News is a service of the USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry. The News is distributed quarterly to individuals and organizations.
Northeastern Area, Forest Health Protection
Forest Health Protection (FHP). Forest Health Protection has the responsibility to protect, monitor, and report on the health of northeastern and midwestern forests. They accomplish this task by working cooperatively with State, private, National Forest, and other Federal resource managers. To do this, they provide both technical and financial assistance for forest health management activities. FHP strives to provide forest health information, financial assistance, and respond to the needs of clients in a fast and efficient manner. Their goal is to be recognized as the primary source of forest health information and knowledge.
Mid Atlantic States, Forest Health Protection
Forest Health Protection, Mid-Atlantic States, located at the Forest Sciences Laboratory in Morgantown, West Virginia. Includes the excellent GypsES resource, The Decision Support System for Gypsy Moth Managers.
Common Pest Alerts in the Northeastern Area
A listing of Pest Alerts from the USDA Forest Service.
The Ohio State University, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science’s WebGarden offers a searchable database of over 14,000 Internet-based horticultural and agronomic fact sheets, presents OSU Extension’s Buckeye Yard and Garden on-Line, and gives links to other information resources.
North American Maple Project
The North American Maple Project is a Canadian/U.S. project investigating concerns about sugar maple health. Study plots are located in active sugarbushes. Visit the NAMP Web Page for more information about this project.
If you have questions about a forest pest call your local forester.