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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USDA Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions

A new report outlines the Forest Service's plans to work more closely with states to identify landscape-scale priorities for targeted treatments in areas with the highest payoffs.

A Warmer Midwest Could Lead to a Common Bird Being Less Common Over the Next Century

In addition to changes in forest habitat that would affect flycatchers, warmer temperatures are likely to increase nest predation, especially by snakes.

Carbon Storage in Longleaf Pine Roots

Across the South, longleaf pine forests are being restored as resilient ecosystems that are able to provide wildlife habitat, clean water, sustainable wood products, and, as it turns out, long-term belowground carbon storage.

 
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