Forest Insect and Disease Newsletter - May 2004

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Division of Forestry

In this issue:

Tough Paddling

Droughty weather, again
Drought mortality and recent winter injury
Winter-injured conifer needles turn red in the spring

Just Around the Bend

Supply of FTC low statewide, but still available locally
Two-lined chestnut borers
Yellow-headed spruce sawflies
Jack pine budworm
Ash anthracnose

News from Elsewhere

Sudden Oak Death
Banded elm bark beetle
Emerald ash borer

Feature Article: Gypsy Moth Slow the Spread in Minnesota