December 2010

12/28/2010 3:15 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood

Want to learn more about forest pests from the comfort of your own home? Emerald Ash Borer University is the place for you!


Brought to the internet by several universities (Michigan State University, Ohio State University and Purdue University), EAB University offers classes in all sorts of topics related to Emerald Ash Borer impacts, treatment, prevention and more.


12/20/2010 2:44 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood

Kids are very influential- they often are the first member of the family to know about a new idea or thing that you should or should not do. Accordingly, Don't Move Firewood is trying to do more in the coming year for the littlest firewood users.


12/17/2010 1:42 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood

At least one great article came out of our recent press release for Don't Move Firewood- The Tennessean featured a story named Using firewood from more than 50 miles away can harm TN trees. The article has a lot of good suggestions and used a lot of material from our press release.

12/15/2010 6:14 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood

Attention all you Don't Move Firewood supporters! We put a press release out nationwide today to alert the public of the need to heat their homes this winter with wood from local supplies.


Below is the body of the release, for reference. Let's all hope that tomorrow and Friday this blog is full of exciting mentions of all the press we got!






Thirty-five percent of firewood is brought from another location, increasing risk of invasion from forest pests

12/01/2010 1:48 PM
Posted by: L. Greenwood

Shopping for the perfect Christmas tree, wreath, or garland this year? We have a few tips here at Don't Move Firewood to ensure you are not putting your local trees at risk from your holiday decorations.


- Whenever possible, buy locally harvested trees and other decorations. This means the materials were cut from trees within your county, or at the very most, within 50 miles of your house.


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