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HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov.
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The past winter of seemingly unending snowstorms and frigid temperatures has proved to be a strong ally for state woodland
WVDA Treats Hemlocks Threatened by Hemlock Woolly Adelgid CHARLESTON, W. Va.
Due to the introduction of exotic pests and pathogens, tree species are being eliminated one by one from forest ecosystems.
A new study by biologists at Mercyhurst University focuses on the influence of climate change, particularly warmer winters, on the survival and potential fecundity of cold-blooded animals.
While science has often focused on big-scale, global climate change research, a study recently released in the journal Bioscience suggests that long-term, integrated and site-specific research is needed to understand how climate change affects multiple components of ecosystem structure and function, sometimes in surprising ways.
New England is famous for its fall foliage; the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges that make the forest look like a patchwork quilt and the ground look like it is covered in confetti. And each year, thousands of visitors flock to places like the Massachusetts' Berkshires or Litchfield, Connecticut to take in the majestic beauty of the Earth changing seasons. According to the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site at Harvard Forest however, the vibrant...
Thousands of broken trees line the banks of the Chattooga River.
An analysis of two decades of data collected by the U.S. Forest Service’s Forest and Inventory Analysis (FIA) program shows that the live volume of hemlocks in the eastern United States is increasing despite infestations of hemlock woolly adelgidthat have decimated local populations.