DNA barcoding of fish biodiversity and a national stream internet for accurate status and trend assessments of all things aquatic everywhere. More »
This workshop will synthesize and share findings about the relationships between prescribed fires, insect prey availability, canopy structure, and bat foraging areas in mixed-oak forests. More »
The causes and effects of large wildland fires are the subjects of great debate. What are the latest research findings, management treatments, and policy initiatives addressing large wildfires? More »
The primary goal of the workshop is to identify the critical information gaps and technical barriers in the commercialization of cellulose nanomaterials with expert input from user communities. More »
Noted experts will unveil the latest information on forest watershed protection, infrastructure protection and forest restoration, landscape stewardship projects, urban forestry, natural disaster response, and emerald ash borer. More »
- Can Flamethrowers Help Trees Migrate? About a year ago, Nature Conservancy foresters started a small experiment on a 20-acre field in eastern Maryland, planting about 1,000 longleaf pine seedlings just north of their natural range.
- Superstorm Wood Recovery, Wood Pellets, Emerald Ash Borer, and More at the 2014 SmallWood Conference Opportunities and threats to forest utilization and management, such as emerald ash borer, will bring leading minds together for SAF-credited educational tracks, industry tours, and world-class networking at Forest Business Network's summer event.
- Lawn Care Practices Across The United States Vary More Than Scientists Anticipated You grow up destroying your front yard lawn; when you're grown you spend a good portion of your time preserving it. Researchers are working on the idea that suburban lawns throughout the US are more similar than they are to their natural environments
- Carbon Capture Increased From Predation On Invertebrates By Woodland Salamanders Woodland salamanders perform a vital ecological service in American forests by helping to mitigate the impacts of global warming. Woodland salamanders facilitate the capture of this carbon before it is released by feeding on invertebrates.
- Overgrown Sierra forests gulping water that could flow to Valley Many billion-dollar proposals for water storage in California are competing for funding during this third year of drought. But there may be a less-expensive way to increase water flows into the Central Valley: Start thinning out the overgrown Sierra Nevada forests.