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Oak Pests and Diseases Workshop

Schedule and Location

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Hawthorn/Chestnut Room, Visitor Center
The Morton Arboretum

Fees and Registration

$20.00 member
$20.00 nonmember

Lunch is included in fee.

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

Course Description

A large oak tree provides shade to a small house and sidewalk.Learn more about common oak species, current pests, and diseases of oaks, and how to manage oaks in natural and urban landscapes.  This workshop will focus on conservation threats to oaks, explore how oaks hybridize and discuss potential pest and disease impacts to oak trees.  Examples of exotic diseases and pests of concern include but are not limited to bur oak blight, oak wilt, Hypoxylon canker, bacterial leaf scorch, oak ambrosia beetle, and twolined chestnut borer.  Discover ways to protect, care for and preserve oak trees.

Notes: SOLD OUT. Lunch will be provided.  CEUs available. PDF icon2018OakWorkshopProgram.pdf

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Course Details

CALL: 630-719-2468 to be waitlisted
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.