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Lampreys, Paddlefishes, and Mooneyes, to Name a Few

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Delivery Group

Johns Hopkins University Press recently published the first volume of a long-awaited reference work on North American freshwater fishes edited by U.S. Forest Service fisheries research scientist Mel Warren and Southern Illinois University professor Brooks Burr. Freshwater Fishes of North

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Posted in Fish & Wildlife, Forest Watersheds, Restoration, Threats

The Future of Fire in the South

by Zoё Hoyle, SRS Science Delivery Group

The Southern Forest Futures Project (SFFP) started in 2008 as an effort to study and understand the various forces reshaping the forests across the 13 states of the Southeast. Chartered by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Region and Southern Research

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Posted in Climate Change, Fire, Threats

Piedmont Forests: The Next 50 Years

by Rod Truesdell, SRS Science Delivery Group

Recently, CompassLive highlighted the changes likely to occur in the forests of the Appalachian-Cumberland Highlands over the next 50 years. Scientists with the Southern Forest Futures Project, a multi-agency effort led by the U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station, released these

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Posted in Climate Change, Forest Watersheds, Insects and Diseases, Threats