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United States Department of Agriculture

Assessment & Applied Sciences Highlights

Story Mapping

Story Map -  Explore Forests Vulnerable to attack from Major Insects and Diseases

Explore National Forest Health Conditions and Highlights Interactive Story Map.

Story Map - Southern Pine Beetle

Southern Pine Beetle Interactive Story Map.

Southern pine beetle has proven to be a very destructive forest pest throughout the southern U.S. and as far north as the New Jersey Pine Barrens. In the fall 2014 a fairly large and damaging population of southern pine beetles was discovered on Long Island outside of its historic range. Learn more about this new infestation and what is being done to slow its spread.