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  • The tree line is the edge of a habitat at which trees are capable of growing. In this study, the…

    Back to the Future: Using Dead Trees to Predict Future Climates

  • Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles

  • Mountain pine beetles are important to the Western United States. They have a very special life cycle that includes staying…

    Beetles Are Supercool! Understanding the Life Cycle of Mountain Pine Beetles (Spanish)

  • The research in this monograph looks at the use of prairie strips, which are strips of native prairie plants that…

    Cream of the Crop: Assessing the Environmental Benefits of Prairie Strips

  • In this FACTivity, you will use every-day materials to explore how root size impacts the exchange of materials between roots…

    FACTivity – Cream of the Crop

  • In this article, students will learn about how different planting elevations can affect Jeffrey and ponderosa pines’ survival, growth, and…

    Grow Where You’re Planted – Testing How New Planting Elevations Affect Jeffrey and Ponderosa Pines

  • This article looks at how long-term weather patterns affect Carolina Bay Wetlands.

    What Goes Around Comes Around: How Long-Term Weather Patterns Affect Plants in Carolina Bay Wetlands

  • After reading “Beetles Are Supercool!,” see if you can complete this word search with the article’s glossary terms.

    Word Search – Beetles Are Supercool!

  • Test your knowledge on invasive species, invertebrates, and freshwater.

    Word Search – Ecosystem Services