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Pest Pathways. Transporting Trouble Firewood , Nursery Stock, Hobbyist Wood, Recreational Materials and More. Pathways . Natural distribution Human assisted movement. Take a moment to think of some ways in which we, humans, can move pests. Firewood. Photos from the MDA.

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Pest pathways

Pest Pathways

Transporting Trouble

Firewood, Nursery Stock, Hobbyist Wood, Recreational Materials and More


Pathways
Pathways

  • Natural distribution

  • Human assisted movement

Take a moment to think of some ways in which we, humans, can move pests.


Firewood

Photos from the MDA


Specialty Wood for Cooking

Photos from the MDA



Woodworking stock and veneer logs
Woodworking Stock and Veneer Logs

http://www.woodweb.com/cgibin/forums/vawp.pl?read=531138

Walnut for crafting

http://www.walnutgrovegunstocks.com/slabs/walnut-slabs-060112/

http://urbanlumbercompany.com/wood/lnes-item-4/


Woodworking stock and veneer logs1
Woodworking Stock and Veneer Logs


Logs for Log Home Building

Mountain pine beetled killed bunk beds made, sold & bought in MN.

Photo from MDA

Photo from A. Gupta



Household & Recreational items

GM egg masses on home

GM egg masses in mailbox

GM egg masses on picnic table

Photos by the MDA


Seed movement
Seed movement

Photo from Play Clean Go

Photo from Flickr by Urtica


What can you do
What Can YOU Do?

Know the risk; know the rules

&

Spread the word!

THINK!!

Limit movement of materials

Self inspection or request proof of inspection

Know how to ID suspect firewood

Know how to ID target pests


Questions
Questions…

Kathy Kromroy, Research Scientist, MDA

& Angela Gupta, UMN Extension Forester


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