Forest Pests and Pathogens

Impacts and Options

May 10, 2016: New Report Released, Non-Native Forest Insects and Pathogens in the US: Impacts and Policy Options, published in the journal Ecological Applications

Media Summary

Exchange partners are synthesizing and sharing data on the ecological and economic impact of introduced insect pests and pathogens on forests of the Northeast.

The results will inform federal and state policy efforts to reduce the introduction and spread of damaging forest pests and pathogens.

 

Partners

Gary Lovett, PhD, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (Project Leader) (curriculum vitae)

Sandy Liebhold, PhD, US Forest Service, (curriculum vitae)

Tom Holmes, PhD, US Forest Service, (curriculum vitae)

Brian Leung, PhD, McGill University (curriculum vitae)

Dave Orwig, PhD, Harvard Forest at Harvard University (curriculum vitae)

Faith Campbell, PhD,

Jonathan Rosenthal, PhD, Ecological Research Institute

Deborah McCullough, PhD, Michigan State University (curriculum vitae)

Matt Ayres, PhD, Dartmouth University (curriculum vitae)

Charles Canham, PhD, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (curriculum vitae)

David Foster, PhD, Harvard Forest at Harvard University (curriculum vitae)

Shannon Ladeau, PhD, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies (curriculum vitae)

Troy Weldy, The Nature Conservancy

Radka Wildova, PhD, Ecological Research Institute

Marissa Weiss, PhD, Science Policy Exchange

Kathleen Lambert, MS, Harvard Forest at Harvard University and Science Policy Exchange (curriculum vitae)

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