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Forest Health

Forest health is something that should never be taken for granted. These are a few of the emerging and potential threats to Michigan’s forest’s health. Click on the following links for more information.

Beech Bark Disease
Beech bark disease causes significant mortality and defect in American beech, Fagus grandifolia (Ehrh.). The disease results when bark, attacked and altered by the beech scale...more

Emerald Ash Borer

In the summer of 2002, scientists detected a new exotic insect in six southeast Michigan counties... more
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Gypsy Moth
The gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, is one of North America's most devastating forest pests...more

Oak Wilt
Oak wilt is a fungal infection affecting oak trees. All species of oak are susceptible with red oaks being particularly vulnerable. In red oaks, oak wilt is almost always lethal and death can occur in as little as one month...more

West Nile Virus
West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. Experts believe WNV is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall. This fact sheet contains important information that can help you recognize and prevent West Nile virus...more

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Sign of Beech Bark Disease

Emerald Ash Borer damage


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