Would you like to hire a certified arborist? Check out our informational flyer that includes a listing of certified arborists in the area!
2016 Urban Forestry Workshop
Pest Management with Pollinators in Mind
The workshop will focus on the best management practices and stewardship to protect pollinators, the biology and management strategies for key pests of trees and shrubs, and the latest on the revised worker protection standards.
- What chemicals and practices have actually been shown to be harmful to pollinators and how to minimize our impact on pollinators while keeping our urban forests healthy.
- Common insect problems of trees found in urban forests, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for the pests described.
- Tree diseases, their symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
- An overview of the changes to the Worker Protection Safety (WPS) Standard that went into effect late last year and the timeline for compliance. (Many of the changes that are included will effect both municipalities and private landscape companies.
For registration information and other workshop locations and dates, download brochures from the horticulture page: UrbanForestry2016 brochure_Oshkosh
If you have questions or need more information related to the commercial horticulture program in Winnebago County, please contact:
Kimberly Miller, Horticulture Educator
Winnebago County – UW Extension
625 E. County Road Y
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8131
Phone: 920-232-1971 or 920-727-8643