Oak wilt confirmed in Washburn County

Discussion in 'Frontpage News' started by Wisconsin DNR News, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. DNR Northwest Region - Community grants may be available to combat deadly oak disease - SPOONER - Oak wilt, a deadly fungal disease of oaks, has been confirmed for the first time in Washburn County. The Department of Natural Resources forest health lab confirmed the find in wood samples from a red oak tree in the City of Spooner. "This find is particularly concerning considering the rarity of the disease in this part of the state," said Paul Cigan, DNR forest health specialist.

  2. Oak wilt is like a flock of sheep grazing through a field---it all gets eaten away nothing left behind, not much stops it. getting to be only whitre oaks left in central and southern wi. ,,, pretty skinny squirrels H H

  3. Steve

    Steve Staff Member

    Yeah this won't be good for the deer at all either.