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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.


Pest pathways

Firewood

Photos from the MDA


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Specialty Wood for Cooking

Photos from the MDA


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Specialty Wood for Cooking


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


Pest pathways

Logs for Log Home Building

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

Photo from MDA

Photo from A. Gupta


Nursery stock

Nursery Stock


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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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