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Update on LSU Mulch Warning

  • Subject: [cg] Update on LSU Mulch Warning
  • From: Yvonne Savio ydsavio@ucdavis.edu
  • Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2006 11:44:37 -0800

Hi, All--

Thanks to Wynne Thursby, one of our Master Gardeners, who checked further:

>>Further checking on this shows that quarantine procedures are in place in 
>>the affected parishes in LA to prevent this from happening. To wit,
>>Movement of wood or cellulose material is prohibited unless either (1) it 
>>is fumigated or treated for Formosan subterranean termites and is 
>>approved for movement by the commissioner or his designee(s) or (2) 
>>written authorization is given by the commissioner or his designee(s) for 
>>the movement of untreated wood or cellulose material from the quarantined 
>>So the likelihood of this becoming a problem is extremely small.

Ciao for now.

Yvonne Savio
Common Ground Garden Program Manager
University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County
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