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9 - Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen
  • talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about hemlock woolly adelgid and it's impacts on eastern hemlock forests.
  • Andrea Hille, Silviculturist, Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania
  • Nathan Havill, Research Entomologist, Northern Research Station, Hamden, Connecticut
  • Therese Poland, Research Entomologist and Project Leader of Ecology and Management of Invasive Species in Forest Ecosystems research work unit, Lansing, Michigan

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8 - Recreation

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen
  • talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about recreation and the future of recreation on National Forests of the Forest Service Eastern Region.
  • Paul Strong, Forest Supervisor, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Wisconsin
  • Steve Shifley, Research Forester, Northern Research Station, Columbia, Missouri
  • Mike Bowker, Research Social Scientist, Southern Research Station, Athens, Georgia

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7 - Veteran Trees

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about the ecosystem and social benefits of veteran trees - trees with long experience in the landscape that have persevered despite episodes of disturbance.
  • Teri Heyer, Urban Connections Coordinator, Urban Connections, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Kevin T. Smith, Plant Physiologist, Northern Research Station, Durham, New Hampshire

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6 - Western Great Lakes Bird Survey

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about the long-term Western Great Lakes Bird Survey.
  • Linda Parker, Forest Ecologist, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Park Falls, Wisconsin
  • Brian Sturtevant, Research Ecologist, Northern Research Station, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
  • Gerald Niemi, Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota in Duluth and Natural Resource Research Institute
  • Robert Howe, Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and director of the Cofrin Center for Biodiversity
  • Mark Nelson, Research Forester, Forest Inventory and Analysis, Northern Research Station, St. Paul, Minnesota

5 - Ice Storm Experiment

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about the Hubbard Brook Ice Storm Experiment and the importance of studying ice storms.
  • Jason Walker, White Mountain National Forest, Pemigewasset Ranger District
  • Lindsey Rustad, Research Ecologist; Northern Research Station, Durham, New Hampshire

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4 - American Chestnut Restoration

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about the American chestnut restoration and research.
  • Scott Tepke, Allegheny National Forest, Marionville, Pennsylvania
  • Leila Pinchot, Research Ecologist; Northern Research Station, Delaware, Ohio

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3 - Late Autumn Foraging

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  • Kelly Van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about traditional foraging in nature.
  • Mary K. Rasmussen, Tribal Liaison, Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest
  • Marla Emery, Research Geographer, Northern Research Station, Burlington, Vermont

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2 - Effects of Drought and Excess Precipitation on Fall Colors

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about current condition and effects of drought and excess precptation on fall colors in the Northeast and Midwest.
  • Will Dienst, Natural Resource Staff Officer, Wayne National Forest, Ohio
  • Paul Schaberg, Plant Physiologist, Northern Research Station, Burlington, Vermont
  • Kevin Smith, Plant Physiologist, Northern Research Station, Durham, New Hampshire

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1 - Science of Fall Colors

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  • Kelly van Frankenhuyzen talks with U.S. Forest Service experts about fall colors in the Northeast and the science behind the seasonal change.
  • Colleen Mainville, Public Affairs Specialist; White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire
  • Paul Schaberg, Plant Physiologist; Northern Research Station, Burlington Vermont
  • Kevin Smith, Plant Physiologist; Northern Research Station, Durham, New Hampshire.

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Audio Feature Archive

Landscapes of Resilience

Recovery from disaster is more than clearing the rubble. Natural resource stewardship activities such as planting trees and creating community green spaces can play a unique role in helping communities recover. The Landscapes of Resilience Project explores the practices of community greening and environmental stewardship following natural disasters in two U.S. cities: Joplin, Missouri and New York City. In this audio feature Erika Svendsen, Lindsay Campbell, and Nancy Sonti describe their involvement.

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Bird Banding

Bird banding requires specialized training and certification and unlocks a wealth of scientific information about birds, including migration patterns, population dynamics, ecology, and social structure. Recently, Northern Research Station Research Wildlife Biologist Scott Stoleson helped lead events that encourage people to observe and participate in bird banding at the Audubon Community Nature Center in Jamestown, New York. This audio feature includes an interview with Stoleson and Ruth Lundin, President of Audubon Community Nature Center.

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Chestnut Restoration

How do you restore an iconic tree that has been gone for a century?
A short audio piece featuring interviews with Northern Research Station research ecologist Leila Pinchot and partners explains the research that involved students and teachers from Tidioute Community Charter School planting hybrid American chestnut seeds and seedlings on the Allegheny National Forest. This project is helping Pinchot and her colleagues better understand conditions necessary for reintroducing American chestnut and introducing students to hands-on experience in natural resource management.

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Last Modified: September 22, 2017