Thursday, January 31, 2013

New event announcement: Care of Ornamental Trees

Care of Ornamental Trees
Saturday, March 30, 2013, 9am-1pm
Austin Community College, South Campus, rm 1130
1820 W Stassney Lane, Austin TX 

Oak wilt, one of the most destructive tree diseases in the United States, is killing oak trees in central Texas at epidemic proportions.  Dr. David Appel, professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at Texas A&M, will teach which trees are affected by oak wilt, how to identify the disease, how it is spread, and how it can be managed.  We will discuss preventative measures that can help you avoid this devastating disease. 

Please register at   keyword: Trees, or by phone (979)845-2604.  Class fee is $25 (water and snacks provided). Free parking available.  Sign-in at the security desk with your vehicle license number. This class is presented by the Travis County Master Gardeners, a volunteer arm of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County.

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