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2018-11

NDSU Yard & Garden Report for November 2018
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News for gardeners in North Dakota
Image Black-capped Chickadee
A bird feeding station will bring the wonders of wildlife to your home.
Invite Birds to Your Yard
Birds are wonderful to watch, especially in winter. Now is the time to take action. It's getting cold outside and birds are looking for a place with food to stay warm. Here are a few tips.
What If Emerald Ash Borer Came to Your Town?
A new inventory of trees in North Dakota towns shows how vulnerable we are to this pest.
Image JPEG image Map of EAB detections
Emerald ash borer was detected in Michigan in 2002 and continues to spread, albeit sporadically in recent years (purple counties). The pest has not been detected in North Dakota (gold) but was detected this year in Sioux Falls and Winnipeg.
Image JPEG image TIP Inventory Towns
Inventories of trees in Buffalo (left) and Cooperstown (right). Each dot is a tree on public property. Dark orange dots are ash trees. Over 75% of public trees in these towns are at risk of dying from emerald ash borer; greater diversity is needed.
Image JPEG image Ash stump and dying tree
Streets in North Dakota may someday be full of stumps and dying ash trees.
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