Forest Health & Invasive Species

Ruth Yanai: A Decision-Support System for Management of Sugar Maple Defoliated by Forest Tent Caterpillar
David Patrick: A New Way to Assess Biodiversity, Forest Condition, and Effects of Tree Harvest
Principal Investigator: David Patrick
Project Award Year: 2009
Bevilacqua & Pandit: Aboveground Forest Biomass Change in Northeastern U.S.
Principal Investigator: Eddie Bevilacqua
Project Award Year: 2013
Paul Schaberg: Adding Calcium to Forest Soils Improves Growth, Health, and Wound Healing of Sugar Maple
Principal Investigator: Paul Schaberg
Project Award Year: 2003
Jamie Shanley: Another Threat from Acid Rain? Reduced Root Turnover with Calcium Depletion
Principal Investigator: Jamie Shanley
Project Award Year: 2002
Rakesh Minocha: Biochemical Responses of Northern Forest Trees to Thinning Treatments
Principal Investigator: Rakesh Minocha
Project Award Year: 2007
Paul Schaberg: Calcium Deficiency as a Limitation to Tree Growth and Carbon Storage in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Paul Schaberg
Project Award Year: 2008
Donald DeHayes: Calcium Deficiency Implicated in Sugar Maple Decline
Principal Investigator: Donald DeHayes
Project Award Year: 2001
Paul Schaberg: Calcium Depletion and Aluminum Toxicity May Contribute to Maple Decline
Principal Investigator: Paul Schaberg
Project Award Year: 2007
Rakesh Minocha: Chronic Nitrogen Deposition Changes Leaf Physiology across the Northeastern U.S.
Principal Investigator: Rakesh Minocha
Project Award Year: 2003
Colin Beier & Daniel Bishop: Climate Change, Acid Rain, and Insect Defoliation Interact to Decrease Sugar Maple Growth
Principal Investigator: Colin Beier
Project Award Year: 2013
Michael Day: Commercial Thinning Can Reduce Spruce-Fir Recovery from Budworm Defoliation
Principal Investigator: MIchael Day
Project Award Year: 2013
Gary Lovett: Damage from Invasive Forest Pests Costs Billions a Year
Principal Investigator: Gary Lovett
Project Award Year: 2013
Michael Greenwood: Developing Methods for Testing Weevil-Resistance in White Pine
Principal Investigator: Michael Greenwood
Project Award Year: 2007
Ivan Fernandez: Does Elevated Nitrogen Deposition Cause Phosphorus Deficiency in North Temperate Forest Ecosystems?
Donald Ross: Earthworms and Land Use History Effect Soil Carbon Storage in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Donald Ross
Project Award Year: 2012
Gary Lovett: Effects of Beech Bark Disease and Soil Calcium on a Northern Hardwood Forest
Principal Investigator: Gary Lovett
Project Award Year: 2004
Lindsey Rustad: Elevated Nitrogen Deposition May Alter Fine Root Systems in Northern Forests
Principal Investigator: Lindsey Rustad
Project Award Year: 2002
Principal Investigator: Paula Marquardt
Project Award Year: 2014
Anthony D'Amato: Factors Affecting Sugar Maple Regeneration Across the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Anthony D'Amato
Project Award Year: 2015
Ben Machin: ForAgProtect: Mapping Tool for Invasive Species Risk Assessment
Principal Investigator: Ben Machin
Project Award Year: 2006
Jason Johnston: Forest Habitat Type Affects Abundance of Invertebrate Food for Birds
Principal Investigator: Jason Johnston
Project Award Year: 2009
Erin Simons-Legaard: Future Distribution and Productivity of Spruce-Fir Under Climate Change
Principal Investigator: Erin Simons-Legaard
Project Award Year: 2013
Robert Seymour: Growth, Lumber Yields, and Financial Maturity of Isolated Eastern White Pine Crop Trees
Principal Investigator: Robert Seymour
Project Award Year: 2007
Nicholas Gotelli & Allyson Degrassi: Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Hemlock Forests Affects Small Mammal Communities
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Gotelli
Project Award Year: 2013
Lindsey Rustad: Changing Climate, Changing Forests: Impacts of Climate Change on Forests of the Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada
Principal Investigator: Lindsey Rustad
Project Award Year: 2005
Kasey Legaard: Impacts of Spruce Budworm and Forest Management on Future Wood Supply
Principal Investigator: Kasey Legaard
Project Award Year: 2010
Jon Erickson: Impacts of Windstorm and Salvage Harvest on Regeneration and Biodiversity in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Mohammad Bataineh
Project Award Year: 2014
Stacy McNulty: Influence of American Beech Thickets on Biodiversity in Northern Hardwood Forests
Principal Investigator: Stacy McNulty
Project Award Year: 2009
Allan Strong: Long-Term Loss of Forest Calcium Expected to Impact Insect and Bird Populations
Principal Investigator: Allan Strong
Project Award Year: 2005
Eric Miller: Mapping Forest Sensitivity to Sulfur and Nitrogen Deposition in Northeastern North America
Principal Investigator: Eric Miller
Project Award Year: 2001
Dale Bergdahl: Maps Help Assess Threat of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in Vermont
Principal Investigator: Dale Bergdahl
Project Award Year: 2002
Nathan Torbick: Measuring Disturbance to Forests with New Remote Sensing Technologies
Principal Investigator: Nathan Torbick
Project Award Year: 2010
Vivien Taylor: Mercury Accumulation in Forest Vernal Pools, Invertebrates and Amphibians
Principal Investigator: Vivien Taylor
Project Award Year: 2014
Principal Investigator: Charles Driscoll
Project Award Year: 2014
Andrew Richardson: Monitoring Seasonal Leaf Color Change Using Digital Webcams across the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Andrew Richardson
Project Award Year: 2007
Bruce Parker: More Tree Species Diversity  in Sugarbushes Reduces  Maple Pest Levels
Principal Investigator: Bruce Parker
Project Award Year: 2008
John Castello & Jonathan Cale: Multiple Stressors Play Role in Beech Bark Disease
Principal Investigator: John Castello
Project Award Year: 2013
Margaret Skinner: Naturally Occurring Fungi Show Promise in Decline and Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Principal Investigator: Margaret Skinner
Project Award Year: 2011
Scott Bailey: Nutrient vs. Toxic Elements in Forest Soils and Their Impact on Forest Health
Principal Investigator: Scott Bailey
Project Award Year: 2003
Scott Bailey: On-line Soil Database Helps Monitor Ecosystem Change in the Northeastern U.S. and Eastern Canada
Melissa Fierke: Parasitic Wasps Show Tentative Promise as Biological Control for Emerald Ash Borer
Principal Investigator: Melissa Fierke
Project Award Year: 2013
Arthur H. Johnson: Plant-Available Forest Soil Calcium Reduced by Half from 1930s to 2006 in Adirondacks
Principal Investigator: Arthur H. Johnson
Project Award Year: 2005
Donald Chandler & Morgan Dube: Predatory Wasp Used for Detecting Emerald Ash Borer
Principal Investigator: Donald Chandler
Project Award Year: 2013
Principal Investigator: Brian Sturtevant
Project Award Year: 2015
Laura Kenefic: Relationships between Nonnative Invasive Plant Distribution and Land Use History
Principal Investigator: Laura Kenefic
Project Award Year: 2005
Alexandra Rodriguez: Role of Tree Species and Nitrogen Deposition in Stabilizing Forest Soil Carbon
Principal Investigator: Gary Lovett
Project Award Year: 2011
Jennifer Pontius: Satellite Imagery 1984-2009 Shows Stable Forest Health but Declining Spruce-Fir and Paper Birch
Principal Investigator: Jennifer Pontius
Project Award Year: 2008
Paul Schaberg: Soil Calcium Depletion Predisposes Red Spruce to Winter Injury
Principal Investigator: Paul Schaberg
Project Award Year: 2004
Ivan Fernandez: Soil-Site Influences on Northern White-Cedar Stem Quality and Growth
Principal Investigator: Ivan Fernandez
Project Award Year: 2006
Shelly Rayback: Surprising Growth Resurgence of Red Spruce in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Shelly Rayback
Project Award Year: 2013
Abby van den Berg: Sustainable Tapping Guidelines for Modern Maple Syrup Production
Principal Investigator: Abby van den Berg
Project Award Year: 2010
Principal Investigator: William Keeton
Project Award Year: 2016
Gary Hawley: Testing Cold Hardiness of American Chestnut for Restoration in the Northern Forest
Principal Investigator: Gary Hawley
Project Award Year: 2008
David Brynn: Town Forest Health Check: A Forest Steward's Guide to Forest Health Assessment
Principal Investigator: David Brynn
Project Award Year: 2006
Richard Hallett: Tree Foliage Chemistry Data Base to Monitor Forest Health
Principal Investigator: Richard Hallett
Project Award Year: 2003
Principal Investigator: John Daigle
Project Award Year: 2014
Ted Howard: U.S. and Canadian Conference Provides Exchange of Forest Science
Principal Investigator: Theodore Howard
Project Award Year: 2012
Steven Sader: Using Satellite Imagery to Map Forest Vulnerability to Spruce Budworm Outbreaks
Principal Investigator: Steven Sader
Project Award Year: 2009
Paul Schaberg: Weather-Related Causes of Red Spruce Winter Injury and Impacts on Carbon Storage
Principal Investigator: Paul Schaberg
Project Award Year: 2006
Gary Hawley: Winter Injury, Carbon Loss, but Surprising Growth Resurgence in Red Spruce
Principal Investigator: Gary Hawley
Project Award Year: 2010
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