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  • Many diseases affect the health of trees throughout the United States. One species affected in the eastern part of the…

    Attack of the Killer Anthracnose! Control of Dogwood Anthracnose

  • Many diseases affect the health of trees throughout the United States. One species affected in the eastern part of the…

    Attack of the Killer Anthracnose! Control of Dogwood Anthracnose (Spanish)

  • In this research study, scientists try to understand the impact of termites on forest wood decomposition in the Southern United…

    Chew on This! Measuring the Impact of Termites on Forest Wood

  • 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

  • After reading the Investi-gator (Northern Research Station), test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)

  • After reading the Southwestern United States Investi-gator, test your knowledge with a crossword puzzle.

    Crossword – Southwestern United States Investi-gator

  • The scientists in this study wanted to figure out how forest management, climate change, and streamflow interact. First, the scientists…

    Flow Down! Can Managing Forests Help Maintain Water Supplies in the Face of Climate Change?

  • Read about efforts to model changes to land use within watersheds to help identify and prioritize watersheds with low water…

    Full Throttle Model: Using Scientific Models to Quickly Assess Water Quality

  • In recent years, humans have been burning more and more fossil fuels. Fossil fuels are oil, natural gas, and coal.…

    No Littering O-Zone: How Rising Ozone Levels Affect Tree Growth

  • The scientists in this study are conducting research on what barriers best protect quaking aspen from browsing ungulates. This contemporary…

    On the Fence: Which Barriers Protect Quaking Aspen From Ungulates?

  • When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana

  • When people go hiking or camping in back country or wilderness areas, they almost always impact the natural environment in…

    Quit Yer Horsin’ Around! The Effects of Trampling on Vegetation in Montana (Spanish)