Episode 66 - From The Woods Today - Laurel Wilt Disease

Episode Date: 
July 21, 2021

In this episode of From the Woods Today, we learn how to identify Laurel Wilt and the Sassafras trees affected by this disease. We have our tree of the week, as well as a snake ID video.

Guests: Billy Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Dr. Ellen Crocker ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Assistant Professor, Forest Health Extension ) , Dr. Matt Springer ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Assistant Extension Professor of Wildlife Management ) , Laurie Thomas ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Extension Forester ) , Reneé Williams ( UK Department of Forestry and Natural Resources - Information Specialist Senior )

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Resources and Web links for July 21 Segments:

Laurel Wilt Disease
UK Laurel Wilt Site
Laurel Wilt Disease & Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Factsheet (FORFS 20-01)

Snake ID
Kentucky Snake Identification Site

Kentucky Woodland Owners Short Course


Episode Category: Forest Health, From the Woods Today, General Interest, Wildlife