Oak Wilt On Reichert Preserve, Revisited

Oak Wilt On Reichert Preserve, Revisited

In the spring of 2016 Legacy confirmed that oak wilt was present and active on our Reichert Nature Preserve. At that time several trees had already been claimed by the disease, and we knew it was time to act.  It took us two years to educate ourselves on oak wilt’s pathology and management, and to […]

May Is Oak Wilt Awareness Month

May Is Oak Wilt Awareness Month

As we all continue to spend more time at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are using the opportunity to complete projects around the house. And, naturally because the weather is warmer, outdoor projects are high on the list. While most yard projects are beneficial during the spring, there are some—like tree […]

Oak Wilt Workshop

Oak wilt has been showing up more frequently in our area and most of us are just starting to learn how to deal with it. Come learn from experts how to identify and treat oak wilt and hear an update from local practitioners on their oak wilt projects. Held in conjunction with The Stewardship Network […]

Oak Wilt Part III: The Finale (For Now)

Oak Wilt Part III: The Finale (For Now)

Two weeks ago timber contractors from Tri County Logging (TLC), a division of HMI Hardwoods LLC, removed 30 red and black oak trees from Legacy’s Reichert Nature Preserve as part of our ongoing effort to control oak wilt on the property. TLC agreed to take on the smaller-than-usual job to help Legacy stop the spread […]