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  • Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) once could be found from southeastern Virginia to eastern Texas. Longleaf pines are not usually killed…

    aPods Rule! What Happens to Arthropods Following a Wildland Fire?

  • From 1920 to 1950, a tree species called albizia (Falcataria moluccana) was brought to Hawai‘i from islands located north and…

    Don’t Litter the Stream: An Invasive Tree Species and a Hawaiian Stream Food Web

  • The scientists in this study were interested in environmental changes occuring in the Southern United States. The scientists were interested…

    Everything but the Carbon Sink: Carbon Storage in the Southern United States

  • The questions you will answer with this FACTivity are: Are earthworms a part of your schoolyard habitat? and How much…

    FACTivity – Worming Their Way In

  • 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

  • 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

  • Many different types of birds live in riparian forests. In this study, the scientists were interested in black-chinned hummingbirds that…

    That’s a Humdinger! Black-Chinned Hummingbird Nesting in Response to Forest Treatments

  • After reading “Worming Their Way In,” test your vocabulary knowledge with this word search.

    Word Search – Worming Their Way In

  • Finished reading the Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)? See how much you learned by completing one or both of these word…

    Word Searches – Investi-gator (Northern Research Station)

  • Native earthworms are important to the health of forests. Native earthworms help maintain the forest floor by eating leaves and…

    Worming Their Way In: Invading Earthworms in the Southeastern United States