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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A Hemlock in the Town Square

Research can help forest managers select a combination of treatments that would conserve the most hemlocks at the least possible cost.

Megafires, Wildland Fires, and Prescribed Burns

A recent study examined how wildland fires, including megafires, and prescribed burns affect river flow. The study is the first nationwide look at fire impacts on surface freshwater resources.

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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