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|Highlight ID||Title||Strategic Program Area(s)||Year||Station|
|Assessing Nonnative Invasive Species|
The U.S. Forest Service's Southern Region Task Force for Assessing Nonnative Invasive Species (NNIS) was assembled to prioritize NNIS that pose ...
|Can plant invasions be prevented? Multidisciplinary identification and interception of non-native, invasive plants at the Port of Savannah, Georgia, USA|
The positive relationship between increasing national gross domestic product (GDP) and non-native plant species-richness suggests that internati ...
|Developing a simple rearing method for Emerald ash borer biological control agents|
The emerald ash borer, a buprestid beetle native to Asia, is one of the most ecologically and economically significant invasive forest pests in ...
|Forest Bees are More Active in the Canopy Than Near the Ground in the Southeastern U.S.|
Results from one of the first studies to investigate how bees are vertically distributed in temperate deciduous forests suggest these insects ar ...
|Wildlife and Fish||2014||SRS|
|Forest Service Scientists and Their International Collaborators Describe a Dangerous New “Mesoamerican Pine Beetle”|
A newly discovered species of tree killing bark beetle in Central America, Dendroctonus mesoamericanus, has been recently described by an intern ...
|Have Changing Forest Conditions Contributed to Native Pollinator Decline|
This study compared bee communities within seven common forest conditions or types on the Oconee National Forest in Georgia. Forest Service rese ...
|Wildlife and Fish||2014||SRS|
|Heavy infestations of Chinese privet in forests exclude most butterflies|
Heavy infestations of Chinese privet, an invasive shrub, to crowd out most other plants in affected forests. . This results in very few butterfl ...
|Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Predator Beetle Releases and Recovery Efforts in the North Georgia Mountains.|
Eastern hemlock are threatened by the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid. Three predators of this pest were released in North Georgia to combat thi ...
|Laurel Wilt Disease Transmitted by Non-native Beetle Found in Arkansas|
Laurel wilt has spread rapidly across the southeastern states causing extensive mortality, primarily in redbay. Forest Service scientists and co ...
|Lure Developed for Killer of Louisiana Baldcypress|
The land surface of southern Louisiana is sinking as an unintended consequence of humans channeling water flow. Persistent and deeper flooding o ...
|Resource Management and Use||2014||SRS|
|More sunlight: a solution in the fight against an invasive tree-killing insect|
Eastern hemlock, a species with key ecological roles in eastern forests, is being killed throughout its range by an invasive insect, the hemlock ...
|New Insights Into Trapping the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle|
The redbay ambrosia beetle carries the pathogen that causes laurel wilt, a disease which has killed millions of redbay and sassafras trees in th ...
|Removing Chinese Privet Benefits Pollinators for up to Five Years.|
Results from a study by Forest Service researchers showed that removal of Chinese privet can last at least five years, during which time native ...
|Saproxylic insects: diversity, ecology, and conservation|
A new book synthesizes global knowledge about one of the most diverse groups of insects in forests, those associated with dying and dead wood.
|Wildlife and Fish||2018||SRS|
|U.S. Forest Service Research Uses New Invasive Plant Phone Application|
iPhone application helps people identify harmful, nonnative plants and provides control recommendations
|Using Predators and Chemicals together to Protect Hemlock Trees.|
A non-native insect, the hemlock woolly adelgid, is eliminating an ecologically important tree species, eastern hemlock, from southern Appalachi ...