Webinar: Integrative Forest Management for Wildlife and Forest Health

This webinar will discuss forest management strategies to improve wildlife habitat in forests while maintaining productivity and health. Different methods to meet these objectives will be covered.

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2015 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Wildlife in the Backyard – a Double-edged Sword

It is wonderful to have wildlife in your backyard until that wildlife damages your plants, disfigures your lawn, or invades your house. Moderated by Mike McQueen and Danielle Carroll, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Cooperative Extension System.  Click here to login as a guest and participate in the live event.   Note: on December 4, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar.  If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message.

Friday, December 4 at 2:00 pm EST

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Urban Wildlife Management conference slated for July 29 in Dallas

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas will host an Urban Wildlife Management conference July 29.

The conference will take place from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in Building C of the center, located at 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. Lunch is included.

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LSU AgCenter releases more weevils to fight aquatic weed

From Delta Farm Press

Dearl Sanders calls himself a bug chauffeur. The LSU AgCenter scientist is trying to move as many salvinia weevils as he can to combat the invasive aquatic plant giant salvinia, which is clogging waterways across Louisiana.

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Wildlife in the home garden

I have four blueberry shrubs in my yard, two of which gave me a plentiful amount of fruit last year. This past April, having survived the late frost during Easter, the plants were covered with white, bell-shaped flowers. As the flowers fell and the small, green berries began, I looked forward to another bountiful year of berries.

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