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

    FACTivity – Worming Their Way In

  • Primary forests are usually rich in biodiversity. Biodiversity is the variety of life and life processes. When a natural ecosystem…

    Inquiry 2: Biodiversity and the World’s Forests

  • In this edition of Natural Inquirer, you will learn about several different invasive species. Invasive species are plants, animals, or…

    Invasive Species – Vol. 8 No. 1

  • In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil

  • In this study, the scientists studied trees growing on Puerto Rico, an island in the Caribbean Sea. The scientists wanted…

    Leaf Me Alone! The Movement of Nutrients Between Trees and the Soil (Spanish)

  • Scientists believe that Earth’s climate is getting warmer. If the climate continues to get warmer, then there could be more…

    Snowed In? A Closer Look at Soil Activity in the Wintertime

  • Test your knowledge decomposers, organisms, and species.

    Word Search – Leaf Me Alone!

  • 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