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Oak Lace Bug Damage More Noticeable In 2022
Oak Lace Bug Damage More Noticeable In 2022
A non-native bug is damaging “white oak” trees around Oregon.  State Department of Forestry’s Christine Buhl said the oak lace bug has been here since 2015, but this year, things are looking especially bad.   “It is an aesthetic pest that can make oaks look pretty bad, and so that’s a concern for the typical homeowner, even though it’s not killing the trees. But, the larger concern is always that
Trees Benefit Agriculture
Trees Benefit Agriculture
Arbor Day was celebrated this past Friday and WSU Extension Forester Steve McConnell says it's often a day where people can stop and appreciate trees.   And while he noted that farmers’ lives, particularly in the spring are hectic and very busy and that, “Arbor Day is kind of a nice opportunity to stop and remember that we do receive a lot of benefits from trees. Whether it’s shading...