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Nothing Rotten About Deadwood | Wood Decay

Life comes from Death – BC Forest Walk

The Important Role of Wood Decay

In my line of work, I am always on the look out for indicators of conditions in trees that could make them dangerous in the urban environment.

What is ideal in a forest setting – the natural order of things – can prove dangerous in a city.  Learning all we can about trees makes us a better service provider.

Wood Decay in the Field:   I join Dr. Kevin Smith (Wood Decay Expert) and Dr. Dan Johnson (Entomologist) as they share their respective expertise with each other.   Discovering the roles fungi and insects play (in harmony) in the breakdown of wood.  ISA Conference 2015.  Lethbridge, AB

Fruiting Spores of a rotting stump help the process of breaking down wood 

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