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Susan Loeb Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

In February, U.S. Forest Service research ecologist Susan Loeb received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southeastern Bat Diversity Network at the organization’s 19th annual meeting held in Nacogdoches, Texas. Loeb was honored for the decades of research on bat ecology

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Posted in Climate Change, Fire, Fish & Wildlife, Threats, Upland Hardwoods

SRS Researchers Awarded Grants for Research on White Nose Syndrome

U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) researchers and collaborators just received news that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) funded two of their proposals on white-nose syndrome (WNS), a disease that affects hibernating bats. One grant funds research

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Posted in Climate Change, Fish & Wildlife, Threats

In the Genome of Loblolly Pine Lies Hope for Better Resistance to a Damaging Disease

U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) scientists co-authored the article published today in the journal Genome Biology that reports the sequencing, assembly, and annotation of the loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) genome. As the primary source of pulpwood and saw

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Posted in Biomass and Bioenergy, Forest Products, Genetics, Insects and Diseases, Southern Pines, Threats