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Re: Oak Wilt
« Reply #20 on: July 29, 2001, 10:18:22 AM »
You have obviously been inside of a Live Oak tree :D

The further away from the seashore I get the straighter lengths I find.

A Lady Real Estate Developer called me 3 years ago to mill some Live Oak logs for her to build her house from.  She had the idea that they could be used for studs, etc.  I recommended that she use only a few pieces for furniture or special effect.

I went to look at them and she had bulldozed Live Oaks, 20-30 inch, into a 2 acre pile that was 8-10 feet deep.

I called her back and asked how much she had decided that she wanted cut. "All of it", she said.

Not having the equipment to "unpile" the wood I suggested she find someone else.  Nobody else in this area will touch Live Oak so I'm sure it was either burned or is still piled there.  The property is gated, posted and inaccessible so I've not been back.
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Re: Oak Wilt
« Reply #21 on: August 01, 2001, 05:36:16 PM »
For more information on "Oak Wilt", contact your county MSU Extension office and ask for bulletin E-2764, "Oak Wilt in Michigan". The cost is 75 cents.
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Re: Oak Wilt
« Reply #22 on: August 11, 2001, 07:41:17 AM »
I live in Macomb County,  Mi and after a logging company cut the woods off next to me my trees started to die off.
I think it is Oak wilt but not sure.

I think logging should be restricted during the months when the sap beetles are active.

I know when a tree gets a broken bark area it dies very shortly.
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Re: Oak Wilt
« Reply #23 on: August 11, 2001, 07:48:33 AM »
Jim,

Oak wilt death is very sudden and very dramatic they say. Like within 2 weeks, the leaves all dry up and drop off.

Does that seem to fit?

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Re: Oak Wilt
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2001, 08:14:50 AM »
Yes, there will be need for restrictions on time of logging, especially in red oak stands with concern for oak wilt. All landowners and loggers will need awareness to oak wilt along with bark stripping damage during the sap flow season.
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