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Michael Ulyshen Receives U.S. Forest Service Early Career Scientist Award

by Patty Matteson, SRS Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

Michael Ulyshen is being recognized with the U.S. Forest Service Early Career Scientist Award, but his achievements in his short time with the Forest Service are remarkable. Ulyshen is a research entomologist with the Southern Research Station (SRS) Insects, Diseases, and Invasive

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Trees on the Move: Blackgum Migrates North

by Sarah Farmer, SRS Science Delivery

As the climate warms, animals and plants alike are expected to migrate northward. Forest trees that cannot disperse their seeds over long distances may not be able to keep up with the changes in climate, but some trees such as

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The Status of Ash Species in Selected Southern States

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Delivery Group

A new Science Update  from the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) provides the latest data on ash tree (Fraxinus spp.) species in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. The emerald ash borer, an introduced Asian beetle species first detected

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