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Interesting Research News and Tools for Landowners - October 2014

Posted: October 15, 2014

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

"Femme fatale" emerald ash borer decoy lures and kills males

An international team of researchers has designed decoys that mimic female emerald ash borer beetles and successfully entice male emerald ash borers to land on them in an attempt to mate, only to be electrocuted and killed by high-voltage current.

Overpopulated deer hurting forests, expert says

An overabundance of deer caused by too few hunters is contributing to a decline in the quality of usptate New York woodlands, a forester says.

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