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August 26, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | Spotted wing Drosophila numbers continue to rise across the monitoring network. Protect susceptible crops where they are detected.
August 26, 2014 | Dan O'Keefe | Federal law has placed restrictions on importation and shipping of certain non-native species since 1900, but many listed species have continued to spread.
August 26, 2014 | Dan O'Keefe | A number of federal and state laws limit the sale and movement of certain aquatic invasive species. These laws are now summarized in fact sheets from the National Sea Grant Law Center.
August 25, 2014 | Brandon Schroeder | 4-H Great Lakes and Natural Resources Camp campers gain science and career experience while helping to map invasive plants threatening biodiversity within Lake Huron’s coastal wetland habitats.
August 22, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | No brown marmorated stink bugs were caught during the week of Aug. 15-21, 2014.
August 21, 2014 | Rufus Isaacs | Use traps and salt testing of berries to determine how well your spotted wing Drosophila management program is working.
August 20, 2014 | Julie Crick | Maximize the Return on Your Forest Management Investment
August 20, 2014 | Julianna Wilson | Spotted wing Drosophila numbers continue to rise across the monitoring network. Protect susceptible crops where SWD are detected.
August 19, 2014 | Bill Cook | Exotic pests are one of the more serious threats to forest health. While few exotics pose serious challenges, there are some insects, diseases and plants that do. Eradication is possible if small infestations can be detected early.
August 19, 2014 | Julie Crick | Follow these five steps to spot the Asian longhorn beetle before it spots your trees!
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Date: Aug 28, 2014
Location: MSU Anaerobic Digestion Research and Education Center, 4090 College Road, Lansing, MI 48910
Date: Sep 4, 2014 - Sep 5, 2014
Location: MSU Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 East Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060
Date: Sep 6, 2014 - Dec 13, 2014
Location: 21885 Dunham Road, Entrance E, Clinton Township, MI 48036
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