Hoping for Empty Traps

Sometimes you may not really want to find what you’re looking for. On June 11, 6th grader William David, along with his brother Bennett and mother Sherry, met U.S. Forest Service researchers Bud Mayfield and Bryan Mudder to set out traps along a greenway near the Forest Service Southern Research Station (SRS) office in Asheville,…  More 

Slowing the Spread of Thousand Cankers Disease

U.S. Forest Service researchers have confirmed the efficacy of a heat treatment schedule that eliminates the insect and fungus that cause thousand cankers disease from black walnut logs. Information included in the recently published research article by Forest Service Southern Research Station research entomologist Bud Mayfield and fellow authors provides managers and the public with…  More