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Tree Tales

Tree Tales provides advice on tree care issues, tree selection and planting, and upcoming events and publications from the Kansas Forest Service.  Each segment is approximately 2-minutes in length, and is presented by forestry experts from the Kansas Forest Service.

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05-19-17MANAGING TREE RESOURCESK-State forester Jarren Tindle urges landowners to consult with the Kansas Forest Service to better manage the tree resources on their property. TT 05-19
05-12-17CEDAR APPLE RUST FUNGUS– K-State forest health specialist Ryan Armbrust says eastern red cedar trees are displaying symptoms associated with the cedar apple rust fungus.TT 05-12
05-05-17WALNUT COUNCIL FIELD DAYK-State forester Bob Atchison previews the Kansas Walnut Council's annual field day on June 2nd. TT 05-05
04-28-17DIVERSE TREE PLANTING - K-State forest health specialist Ryan Armbrust says before adding new trees to your home setting or farmstead this spring, consider the species you’re planting.TT 04-28
04-21-17CELEBRATING ARBOR DAY – K-State forester Charlie Barden reflects on the origins of Arbor Day, and offers some ideas of what can be done to commemorate the occasion on April 28th. TT 04-21
04-14-17APPRAISING WINDBREAKS AND SHELTERBELTS - K-State forester Bob Atchison has information on conservation tree appraisal, including windbreaks and shelterbelts.TT 04-14
04-07-17TREE WATERING ADVICE - K-State forest health specialist Ryan Armbrust offers some simple steps to ensure the water needs of young, as well as mature, trees are met.TT 04-07
03-31-17PROMOTING BURR OAKS - K-State forester Bob Atchison would like to see more landowners encourage burr oak growth on their property, as well as plant more of these hardy, long-lasting trees.TT 3-31
03-24-17CANKER DISEASE IN OAKS - Ryan Armbrust explains the effects of canker disease and its impact on oak trees.TT 3-24
03-17-17TREES AND PRESCRIBED BURNING - Charlie Barden talks about K-State research on the use of prescribed fire as a tool for improving tree resources in Kansas.  TT 3-17
03-10-17PINE TREE LOSSES - Ryan Armbrust talks about responding to pine wilt disease.TT 3-10
03-03-17STREAMBANK FORESTRY ASSISTANCE - Jarran Tindle says the Kansas Forest Service is available to assist landowners.TT 3-3