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2017

Partnership Behind Longest Study of Great Lakes Region Birds Honored
March 9, 2017

Trees Reduce Building Energy Use in U.S. Cities
January 19, 2017

2016

Deadly Bat Fungus in Washington State Likely Originated in Eastern U.S.
August 3, 2016

Longest Study of Great Lakes Region Birds Finds Populations Holding Steady
July 12, 2016

City Counting Down to First-ever Urban Forest Inventory
June 20, 2016

New Program Assures Cleaner Water, Clearer Reporting by National Forests
June 10, 2016

Survey Describes Values, Challenges of Largest Shareholder in U.S. Forests: Family Forest Owners
June 2, 2016

Volunteers Invited to Help Enhance Green Space at NYCHA`s Beach 41st Street Houses in Rockaway
May 13, 2016

Award Honors Research Partnership Seeking to Help Bats Survive Deadly Disease
March 17, 2016

Technology Transforms Thickets of Data into Maps, Visual Stories about U.S. Forests
March 14, 2016

Radical Change Projected for Northern Forests is Rooted in Past, Current Management
March 8, 2016

For a Rare Prairie Orchid, Science is Making Climate Change Local
February 11, 2016

Cool Science (Very Cool) Examines How Ice Storms May Shape the Future of Northern Forests
January 21, 2016

Forest Service Researcher in New Hampshire is among World's Most Influential Scientists
January 15, 2016

2015

Forest Service Research & Development Bridging the Gender Gap
December 11, 2015

Strongest Sinks of Carbon are in Dynamic Landscapes
December 7, 2015

On the Road to Paris: Forest Service Scientists Improve U.S. Forest Carbon Accounting
November 30, 2015

With Invasive Insects and Development Looming,
New York Forest Land may be Peaking

November 18, 2015

New Approach to Urban Ecology Emerges from Forest Service Research in Baltimore
October 20, 2015

Public Invited to Celebrate Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest 60th Anniversary with Cake, Science and Tree-climbing
September 30, 2015

Forest Service Scientists Receive Grant Funding for White-nose Syndrome Research
September 29, 2015

As Wildland-Urban Interface Grows, so does Risk to People and Habitats
September 14, 2015

First-of-a-Kind Research in Minnesota Explores Peatland, Carbon Connection
August 26, 2015

Flow of Data Through Forest Service's Online WaterViz Tool Helped by NSF Grant
August 19, 2015

Basketmakers' Tradition of Storing Black Ash Logs in Water Effective in Killing EAB
July 17, 2015

Study Connects Low-cost Building Improvement with Decreased Crime
July 8, 2015

U.S. Forest Service Research Team Releases Bats Treated for WNS
May 20, 2015

Research at Finger Lakes National Forest Aims to Restore Riparian Corridors and an Iconic Tree
May 11, 2015

Scientists Brissette, Nislow Named to New Forest Service Leadership Positions
May 1, 2015

Environmental Assessment Proposes New Purpose, Rehabilitation for Halfway Ranger Station
April 22, 2015

A Complex Landscape has both Vulnerabilities and Resilience to Climate Change
April 3, 2015

Green Stormwater Infrastructure Helping Flush Narcotics Possession?
March 1, 2015

Open House Events Slated Jan. 14 on Designating Harshaw Forestry Research Farm as an Experimental Forest
January 6, 2015

2014

New York City Park Plugs Into Research
December 3, 2014

A Beetle and its Longtime Fungal Associate Go Rogue
November 13, 2014

Forest Service Collaboration Receives Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership Award
November 7, 2014

Sustainable Co-existence with Wildfire Recognizes Ecological Benefits, Human Needs
November 5, 2014

In Southeast Michigan and Northwest Ohio Counties, Scientists Looking for Healthy Ash Trees
October 17, 2014

Warming Climate has Consequences Now and in Future of Wisconsin and Michigan Forests
September 20, 2014

Fire research aims to make fuels reduction more efficient, wildfire less potent
September 12, 2014

Northeast Climate Hub, university partners developing state-specific climate change science and tools
September 10, 2014

New Funding Supports Search for Solutions to White-Nose Syndrome
August 6, 2014

First national study finds trees saving lives, reducing respiratory problems: Air pollution modeling reveals broad-scale impacts of pollution removal by trees
July 25, 2014

Iconic Minnesota conifers may give way to a more broad-leafed forest in the next century
June 19, 2014

International Standards Significantly Reducing Insect Stowaways in Wood Packaging Material
Report says as much as a 52 Percent Reduction in Infestation Rate

May 14, 2014

Five Anthropogenic Factors That Will Radically Alter Northern Forests in 50 Years -
U.S. Forest Service Study Suggests Climate is Not the Only Factor Ushering in Change

April 17, 2014

Warming Climate Has Consequences for Michigan's Forests
- New report describes climate change risks for northern Michigan forests

April 11, 2014

At 80 Years, Fernow Experimental Forest Still Shedding Light on the Future
March 27, 2014

Lawn Care Practices Across the Nation Vary More than Expected
March 10, 2014

Report describes Central Hardwoods forest vulnerabilities and climate change impacts over the next century
March 4, 2014

Forest Service, USM Program Making Forest Data Accessible for Students with Disabilities
February 18, 2014

Forest Service to Lead New USDA Regional Climate Hub in the Northeast
February 6, 2014

Increase in Hemlock Forest Offsetting the Effect of Invasive Hemlock Woolly Adelgid -- at Least for Now
January 22, 2014

2013

Study Evaluates Costs of Reducing Carbon with Street Trees
October 23, 2013

Fifty Years from Now, What Will We be Doing Outdoors?
Forest Service study projects outdoor recreation shifts in Midwest, Northeast

September 19, 2013

Red spruce reviving in New England, but why?
Scientists surprised to find red spruce thriving, now looking for cause of historic growth rate

August 30, 2013

Forest-interior Birds May be Benefiting from Harvested Clearings
August 21, 2013

Increase in Woodpecker Populations Linked to Feasting on Emerald Ash Borer
August 8, 2013

As Data Flow, Scientists Advocate for Quality Control
August 5, 2013

Forest Service Scientists Identify Key Fungal Species that Help Explain Mysteries of White Nose Syndrome
July 25, 2013

Diverse Forests, Industrialization and People Help Non-native Forest Pests Thrive in Northeastern U.S.
July 16, 2013

Trees Using Water More Efficiently as Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Rises
July 10, 2013

Forest Service Study Finds Urban Trees Removing Fine Particulate Air Pollution, Saving Lives
June 19, 2013

Forest Service `More Kids in the Woods' Grant to Bring Bronx River Forest to Classrooms
May 23, 2013

"Landscapes of Resilience" to Study How People Use Nature as a Source of Recovery
May 22, 2013

Elms Rooted in Resilience Planted at Flight 93 National Memorial
April 20, 2013

Eastern Golden Eagle Research, Conservation Honored by Wings Across the Americas
March 28, 2013

Decreased Water Flow May be Trade-off for More Productive Forest
March 25, 2013

More Accurate, Sensitive DNA Test Allows Early Identification of the Fungus Causing White Nose Syndrome
March 13, 2013

Forest Service Project Linking People, Environmental Non-profits
January 30, 2013

2012

Site-specific, Long-term Research Expanding Understanding of Climate Change
December 5, 2012

Housing Sales Data Used to Estimate Value of Urban Natural Resources
December 4, 2012

As Population, Interest in Outdoor Recreation Grow, More Pressure Likely for Northern Forests
September 26, 2012

Joanne Rebbeck Receives First Felix Ponder Award of Excellence
September 18, 2012

Old Deeds, Witness Trees Offer Glimpse of Pre-settlement Forest in West Virginia
September 12, 2012

Natural Regeneration Building Urban Forests, Altering Species Composition
August 21, 2012

Climate Change Effects, Potential Mitigation in Northeast Forests Subject of Forest Service Report
August 15, 2012

New Hampshire Leads Nation in Percent Tree Cover, Urban Tree Cover Highest in Connecticut
August 6, 2012

Study Suggests Expanded Concept of 'Urban Watershed'
June 14, 2012

Forest Service Studying Diversity, Size of Delaware`s Urban Forest
May 22, 2012

Study to Provide New Data on the Benefits of Philadelphia`s Urban Forest
May 22, 2012

'Wings Across the Americas' Award Honors Forest Service Scientist for Work on Neotropical Migrants' Winter Habitat
March 15, 2012

Forest Service Report Shows Forest Growth in North Outpacing Other Parts of Country - Region benefits from carbon emissions collection, water filtration, forestry jobs
March 12, 2012

U.S. Forest Service Announces Sustainability Science Fellowships
March 9, 2012

Nation's urban forests losing ground: New Orleans, Albuquerque, Houston losing trees
February 23, 2012

U.S. Forest Service's Kawishiwi Field Lab Designated as Historic District
January 24, 2012

2011

Longtime Forest Service Scientist Felix Ponder Retiring December 3
November 17, 2011

Forests Cooler or Warmer than Open Areas Depending on Latitude, Study Finds
November 16, 2011

Forest Service Part of Team Sequencing 1,000 Fungal Genomes
November 7, 2011

U.S. Forest Service Inventory Shows Overall Health, Future Challenges for Southern New England Forests
October 31, 2011

Forest Data Show How a Fading Tropical Storm Irene Triggered Historic Flooding
October 5, 2011

Trees Felled Near Summit Avenue Now Part of Emerald Ash Borer Research
September 29, 2011

U.S. Forest Service Study Finds Hemlock Still Abundant Despite Adelgid Infestation
September 21, 2011

Ash Research is Part of Ceremony Marking Tornado Anniversary at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center on September 16
September 15, 2011

Public Invited to Open House, Tours of Energy Efficiency Improvements at U.S. Forest Service Office
September 14, 2011

Study Finds that Local Government, Home Owners Are Paying for Damages Caused by Non-native Forest Insects
September 9, 2011

Scientists Identify Viral Gene Driving Sick Gypsy Moth Caterpillars to Climb High and Die
September 8, 2011

U.S. Forest Service Scientists Working on Many Fronts to Slow Spread of Walnut Twig Beetles, Thousand Cankers Disease
August 22, 2011

Natural Enemies of the Emerald Ash Borer Released For First Time on National Forest
August 15, 2011

U.S. Forest Service, Penn State University To Begin Setting Traps for Asian Longhorned Beetles in Quarantined Communities
June 6, 2011

Restoration Project Recovering Forests, Jobs in Western Pennsylvania
May 5, 2011

Public Forests and U.S. Forest Service Research Important to Birds
May 5, 2011

Fire in Eastern Oak Forests Conference to Focus on Managing Oak Woodlands and Savannas
April 18, 2011

Seedling Survival Study by U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station Contributes to Metroparks of the Toledo Area Restoration Project
April 11, 2011

"Project SMART Summer Institute" Receives Funding to Introduce Rural and Urban Youth to Environmental and Forestry Sciences
April 5, 2011

U.S. Forest Service, Northern Research Station, Launches Website for Reporting American Elm
March 29, 2011

Special Issue of Cities and the Environment Features Studies on Urban Forestry and MillionTreesNYC Initiative
March 21, 2011

Dr. Richard Birdsey Wins Forest Service Distinguished Science Award
February 1, 2011

2010

Treasures from Maine's Woods Featured on New Forest Service Website
November 23, 2010

Recovery Act Contract Awarded In New Haven County, Connecticut - $2.3 Million Of Improvements Undertaken On Research Facilities
October 12, 2010

Decision on Disposition of Historic Kawishiwi Buildings Postponed
October 12, 2010

New Report Helps Sustain America`s Urban Trees and Forests
September 20, 2010

How Will Forests Grow as the Climate Changes?
March 3, 2010

2009

Symposium and Tour Mark 50 Years of Wetland Ecosystem Research
June 15, 2009

Trapping Project Targets Invasive Species
June 9, 2009

2008

More Kids in the Woods - Delaware, OH
May 9, 2008

More Kids in the Woods - New York City
May 9, 2008

Robin Morgan named as new Deputy Director for the Northern Research Station
March 13, 2008

2007

NEW! Publications on Forests, Floods and The Fernow
November 26, 2007

Forest Service 9/11 Documentation Efforts Honored
September 7, 2007

U.S. Forest Service participates in science symposium
June 7, 2007

Partnership cultivates environmental stewardship in urban students
May 29, 2007

2006

Crush & Spray-New Invention for Field Prep in Tree Plantations Is More Efficient and Cleaner
December 14, 2006

Forest Service Scientists Discover 'Pulses' of Gypsy Moth Invasion
November 30, 2006

USDA Forest Service, Conservation Forestry Network Workshop to promote ecological forestry
October 5, 2006

Northern Research Station crews measure trees to determine carbon storage
September 18, 2006

Quilts Construe Future of Hoosier National Forest
April 10, 2006

Leaders Named for Forest Inventory and Forest Monitoring Programs
March 14, 2006

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