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Forest Health Protection, Southern Region

Forest Service Headquarters
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Southern Region
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USDA Forest Service
Forest Health Protection
Region 8
1720 Peachtree Road, NW
Room 816 N
Atlanta, GA 30309

Phone: (404) 347-7478
Fax: (404) 347-1880

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Laurel Wilt


  • 2009 Laurel Wilt Conference, Savannah, GA (agenda)

    A Laurel Wilt Conference was held on February 26-27, 2009 in Savannah , GA , jointly hosted by the Georgia Forestry Commission and the USDA Forest Service. A field trip focusing on Laurel Wilt and other invasive species was conducted during the afternoon of February 26 and a formal indoor session was held the following day from 8 AM to 2 PM. Invited speakers provided a comprehensive review of recent developments and current activities related to the laurel wilt pathogen ( Raffaelea lauricola ) and its vector ( Xyleborus glabratus ). Topics covered included: 1) survey, impact, and education in Florida , Georgia , and South Carolina , 2) research, and 3) management. Presentations given at this conference can be viewed by clicking on the "Resources - Presentations" sidebar topic, or by clicking on titles on the agenda.




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USDA Forest Service - Forest Health Protection, Southern Region
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