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Urban Forestry Workshop

This year we will be offering the morning portion of the workshop online to allow more attendees and offer an educational option for those who are not yet comfortable attending in-person events.

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Japanese Beetles are Back

Japanese beetles have arrived in Portage County. These are creatures no one ever wants to see in their yard.  Japanese Beetles devour established landscape plants in a day.  There are few things more devastating to your landscape, as they will eat over 300 species of plants.

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Lily Leaf Beetle

Introduction The lily leaf beetle (LLB), Lilioceris lilii, is a bright red beetle in the Chrysomelid family native to Europe and Eurasia.  It has been found in the eastern U.S. and  has now been detected in Wisconsin as well.   Distribution The lily leaf beetle was first found in the United States in 1992. It […]

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