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Forest Health Research and Education Center Shares $3 Million NSF Grant

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Communications

The Forest Health Research and Education Center (Forest Health Center), a collaborative project among the Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS), the University of Kentucky, and the Kentucky Division of Forestry, will share a $3 million grant from the National

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Posted in Genetics, Insects and Diseases, Threats

Reforesting with Longleaf Pine After Hurricane Damage

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Communications

Hurricanes and other major storms cause billions of dollars of damage to southern timber resources. If you add the increased risk of wildfire, insect infestations, and disease that accompany downed wood, you have millions of acres of forests vulnerable to

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Posted in Longleaf Pines, Restoration, Threats

A Homeowners Guide to Dealing with Storm-Damaged Trees

Whether trees are damaged by hurricanes, tornadoes, intense rainstorms, or ice storms, they need to be carefully assessed to ensure the safety of homeowners and property. It’s also important to carefully assess whether a damaged tree can be saved, and

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