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Interesting Research News and Tools for Landowners – July 2015

Posted: July 8, 2015

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.

Gypsy moths back with a vengeance: Counties caught off guard

This year, the gypsy moth has taken the most hold in Pike, Monroe, Carbon, Schuylkill, Northumberland and Luzerne counties, with the northern tier of the Lehigh Valley also affected, according to the DCNR.

Tiny Northwest fly could save East Coast hemlock forests, researchers say

A team of researchers led by Oregon State University entomologist Darrell Ross believe the predatory silver fly could offer hope of controlling the hemlock woolly adelgid, an insect that has infested millions of acres of hemlocks from northern Georgia to Maine.

To Aid Conservation, Loggers, Landowners Asked to 'Think Like a Bird'

Birds are, literally, the "canaries in the coal mine" for the whole planet.

Prominent forestry advocate moonlights as keyboardist for the Rolling Stones

Chuck Leavell quotes Aldo Leopold, grows trees in Georgia

Apples on an oak tree

A mystery explained

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