US Forest Service Research & Development
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  • US Forest Service Research & Development
  • 1400 Independence Ave., SW
  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
  • 800-832-1355
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Research Topics

SRS Science Area

Experimental Forests & Ranges


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Scott Horn

320 Green Street
United States

Phone: 706-559-4249
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Current Research

  • Biological Control of Chinese Privet
  • Impacts of invasive plants on insect communities
  • Effects of various forest management activities on insect communities
  • Pollinator diversity and abundance under various forest condition
  • Biology and Control of invasive insects
  • The role of dead wood to forest insect communities

Research Interests

Impact of forest management on insect communities; In particular, how forest management activities affect arthropod prey of the red-cockaded woodpecker; Role of coarse woody debris (downed logs and snags) in maintaining insect populations; Relationship between artificial canopy gaps and insects in a bottomland hardwood forest; Ecology of cavity-nesting bees and wasps; Developing efficient trapping techniques for pollinators/cavity-nesters; Ecology of sand and gravel bar insects; and Determining the impacts of Chinese privet on riparian forest communities.


  • University of Georgia, M.S. Entomology 2000
  • Auburn University, B.S. Wildlife Science 1997

Professional Experience

  • Entomologist, U.S. Forest Service
    2001 - Current

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Last updated on : 09/16/2019