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Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program

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Photo Dense stand of loblolly pine that needs to be thinned.  This forest is susceptible to southern pine beetle, and would be eligible for treatment under the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Photo from Bugwood.org by Eric G. Vallery, USDA Forest Service.

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Photo Recently thinned stand of loblolly pine in Georgia.  This forest would be considered very low susceptibility to southern pine beetle, and was treated under the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Photo by John Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection.

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Recently thinned stand of longleaf pine in northern Florida.  This forest would be considered very low susceptibility to southern pine beetle, and was treated under the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Photo by John Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection.

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Recently thinned stand of longleaf pine in northern Florida.  This forest would be considered very low susceptibility to southern pine beetle, and was treated under the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Bud Mayfield, formerly with the Florida Division of Forestry, talks about the longleaf pine ecosystem.  Photo by John Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection.

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Dense stand of loblolly pine being thinned.  The resulting forest condition is considered protected from southern pine beetle, and was being treated through Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program funding. Photo by James Meeker, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection. 

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Restoration of shortleaf pine forest after the most recent southern pine beetle outbreak impacted a million acres in the southern Appalachian Mountains.  Funding for this restoration project on the National Forests in North Carolina came from the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Photo by John Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection.

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Recently thinned stand of loblolly pine in Georgia.  This forest would be considered very low susceptibility to southern pine beetle, and was treated under the Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Photo by John Nowak, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection.

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Pine forest in eastern Texas devastated by southern pine beetle.  Photo from Bugwood.org by Ron Billings, Texas Forest Service.

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Aerial view of a large southern pine beetle “spot” in a pine forest in eastern Texas devastated by southern pine beetle.  All of the brown, red, and yellow trees have been killed by southern pine beetle. Photo from Bugwood.org by Ron Billings, Texas Forest Service.

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USDA Forest Service - Forest Health Protection, Southern Region
Last Modified: Monday, 16 December 2013 at 14:18:30 CST


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