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November Feature - Foster Resilient, Adaptive Ecosystems

The factors that can impair the health of forest ecosystems are daunting: drought, wildfire, human uses, invasive species, extreme weather events, and changing climatic conditions, to name a few. The USDA Forest Service uses the best available science to understand and improve the ability of forests and grasslands to remain healthy and resilient, despite these stresses and disturbances. This month, we feature a scientist, a product, research and a partnership all related to fostering resilient, adaptive ecosystems.

Science of the Seasons

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid. Photo by Michael Montgomery, USDA Forest Service,

Two entomologists and a silviculturist discuss the battle against the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid in the Eastern United States.

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