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  • The nun moth is a major pest of conifers and an occasional pest of broadleaf trees in Europe and Asia.…

    And Then There Were Nun: Trees That Could Be Endangered by a Nun Moth Invasion

  • In this article, scientists explore the different ecosystem services provided by prairie potholes such as soil nutrients, absorbing carbon, and…

    Fill Those Potholes! Identifying Ecosystem Services of Small Wetlands on the American Prairie

  • Successfully predicting where and when wildfires might occur is important. This prediction is important because of possible environmental and economic…

    Fire and Water: Predicting Future Wildfires in a Changing Climate

  • Learn more about how people around the world are planning and maintaining healthy forests.

    Inquiry 3: Healthy Forests Now and Into the Future

  • This inquiry explores the range of benefits forests provide to people and to the environment.

    Inquiry 3: What Do Forests Do for the World’s Environment and its People?

  • Over the past 40 years, Federal and State governments have provided financial incentives to private forest landowners. In this article,…

    Show Me the Money: Promoting Sustainable Forests in the South

  • The emerald ash borer is an invasive species to the United States. While it isn’t a major pest in its…

    The Emerald Ash Borer: Invading Ash Trees in the Oxbow

  • The northern spotted owl is an endangered species that needs old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest to live. Unfortunately, old-growth…

    Who Gives a Hoot? Determining the Value of Owl Habitat

  • The northern spotted owl is an endangered species that needs old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest to live. Unfortunately, old-growth…

    Who Gives a Hoot? Determining the Value of Owl Habitat (Spanish)

  • One of the ways that social scientists determine how much benefit people receive from something is to find out how…

    Wilderness Makes Cents! How Much Are People Willing To Pay for Wilderness?

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

    Word Search – Ecosystem Services

  • Test your knowledge on conservation, mammals, and wildfire.

    Word Search – Who Gives a Hoot?