Thursday, October 27, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Wood Decay Fungi Common to Urban Living Trees in the Northeast


NOTE: THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.  WE WILL PUBLISH INFORMATION ON RESCHEDULING WHEN ANNOUNCED.  In this Arnold Arboretum workshop on Thursday, October 27, Chris Luley of Urban Forestry LLC in Rochester, New York will introduce Wood Decay Fungi Common to Urban Trees, their identifying characteristics and decay pathways, and methods and equipment available to test for decay. He will also present the results of a recent research study on visual assessment, sounding, and Resistograph testing for decay in urban trees. This program will take place in the Weld Hill classroom beginning at 9 am with some demonstrations in the landscape. Morning coffee is included; please bring your lunch. Register at www.arboretum.harvard.edu. Fee $90 Arboretum or ELA member, $120 nonmember.  Offered with the Ecological Landscaping Association. Photo of Schizophyllum commune by Carla Wick.