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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.

Send comments, questions or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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3-17-17TREES 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
3-10-17PINE TREE LOSSES - Ryan Armbrust talks about responding to pine wilt disease.TT 3-10
3-3-17STREAMBANK FORESTRY ASSISTANCE - Jarran Tindle says the Kansas Forest Service is available to assist landowners.TT 3-3
2-24-17PLANTING AMERICAN PLUM - Bob Atchison talks about its advantages.TT 2-24
2-17-17FORCING WOODY TRIMMINGS - Charlie Barden offers advice on taking tree and shrub trimmings and forcing their growth indoors.TT 2-17
2-10-17TREE AND LAND MANAGEMENT - Jarren Tindle talks about financial assistance to landowners managing riparian areas, and the benefits of good management practices.TT 2-10
2-3-17PROTECTING PUBLIC WATERS - Bob Atchison offers tips on tree planting for water conservation.TT 2-3
1-27-17STREAMBANK STABILIZATION - Jarren Tindle explains why tree growth along streams and rivers is important.TT 1-27
1-20-17LIVING SNOW FENCES - Bob Atchison offers advice on establishing living snow fences.TT 1-20
1-13-17RIPARIAN TREE PLANTING - Jarren Tindle speaks to opportunities for landowners to establish more trees around waterways on their properties.TT 1-13
1-6-17NATURAL RESOURCES CONFERENCE - Charles Barden previews the January 26-27 event in Wichita.TT 1-6
12-23-16CHRISTMAS TREES AFTER CHRISTMAS - Charles Barden offers tips for repurposing or properly disposing of them.TT 12-23
12-16-16RENOVATING WOODLANDS - Bob Atchison give tips on thinning one's woodland resources to optimize space for the more valuable trees.TT 12-16
12-9-16LIVESTOCK WINDBREAK VALUE - Bob Atchison explains how well-placed trees can lessen winter stress on livestock.TT 12-9
12-2-16CHRISTMAS TREE SHOPPING - Charlie Barden gives tips on selecting a healthy, fresh tree.TT 12-2
11-25-16WATERSHED FORESTRY FUNDING - Bob Atchison explains how landowners can get funding for tree resources near rivers and streams.TT 11-25
11-18-16HANDLING FIREWOOD - Charlie Barden says proper handling of firewood adds to its value as a heat source.TT 11-18
11-11-16NATURAL TREE PLANTING - Bob Atchison offers tips to landowners for improving woodland areas on their property.TT 11-11
11-4-16BUSH HONEYSUCKLE CONTROL - Charlie Barden says fall is the perfect time for an herbicide treatment.TT 11-4