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Highlight IDTitleStrategic Program Area(s)YearStation
Photo of An example of eastern red cedar (Juniperus virginiana) expansion into grasslands in eastern Nebraska. USDA Forest Service
ID: 853
Eastern Redcedar Forests are Expanding in the Central United States

Monitoring of change in our nation’s forest resources is an important aspect of the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) work in the Forest Ser ...

Principal Investigator : Greg C. Liknes

Inventory and Monitoring2015NRS
Photo of Gallery pattern of eastern larch beetle under the bark of an infested tamarack.  Steven Katovich, U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Bugwood.org. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
ID: 1166
Forest Inventory and Analysis Data Helps Inform Landscape Drivers of Insect-induced Tamarack Mortality

Tamarack trees have long been associated with Minnesota’s “Great North Woods” and have seen a slow but steady rise in abundance starting i ...

Principal Investigator : Greg C. Liknes

Invasive Species
Inventory and Monitoring
2016NRS
Photo of High-resolution maps showing windbreaks (left) facilitate monitoring in the dynamic agricultural landscapes of the central U.S. In this area, 33 acres of windbreaks have been removed between 2009 and 2012. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 1174
Partnerships Produce High-resolution Land Cover Maps of the Central Plains

High-resolution maps, created by the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program and its research partners, are being used to fill a monitoring role f ...

Principal Investigator : Greg C. Liknes

Inventory and Monitoring2016NRS