News Update

The Forest ThreatNet is the Eastern Threat Center's news update with the latest information concerning ongoing research, projects, and partnerships.

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Speaking for Turtles - Working to Increase Turtle Populations

The wood turtle, which resides in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest , is classified as a Species of Concern and is under consideration by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to list under the Endangered Species Act.

Tweets Prove to be Reliable Indicator of Air Quality Conditions During Wildfires

Social media could be used to improve predictions of air quality impacts from smoke resulting from wildfires and have the potential to improve rescue and relief efforts.

U.S. Drought Monitor tracks drought across the nation

View current drought conditions and forecasts from the U.S. Drought Monitor.

 
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