Assessment & Applied Sciences Highlights
Learn more about where significant impacts from major insects and diseases established in the United States might occur in the near future.
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.