Departmental News

Slow Process of Countering EAB

This NY Times article regales the slow and steady effort by scientists to protect ash trees from EAB. Ash trees produce a certain set of defense compounds in response to attack; the amount and type of these compounds varies by species. Scientists are hard at work developing methods to give North American ash trees the boost of defense compounds that they need to fight EAB.

EAB Webinar Series

Are you interested in learning more about EAB and other invasive forest pests? This website offers opportunities to learn more about invasive insect history and biology, how different US states are handling infestations, new management strategies, and current research.

Nasa Tech Helps Fight Forest Pests

NASA is applying the use of a hyperspectral and thermal imager to detect trees with health issues from the air.