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Forest Service team honored for climate change tool

TACCIMO Award Recipients_2010.jpgA team of researchers from EFETAC and natural resource managers and planners from the USDA Forest Service's Southern Region received the 2010 Regional Forester Honor Award for Technology Transfer (Southern Region). Read more...

Asheville Citizen-Times Reports Joint Venture

Asheville Citizen-Times logoA joint venture agreement that extends the ongoing collaborative efforts between EFETAC and the University of North Carolina Asheville's National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) has been announced. An article about the EFETAC-NEMAC collaboration appeared in the Asheville Citizen-Times on December 30, 2010.

EFETAC Invasive Insect Research Appears in Online LiveScience Article

LiveScience.pngRecently published invasive insect research by EFETAC cooperating scientist Frank Koch (North Carolina State University) and co-author Bill Smith, EFETAC biometrician, is highlighted in a LiveScience Web article. Read the article, "Insect Scourge: Two New Species Invade U.S. Every Year."

EFETAC Cooperating Scientist Discusses Invasive Insects in Radio Interview

KRLD.gifEFETAC cooperating scientist Frank Koch (North Carolina State University) discusses the ecological and economic impacts of invasive insect invasions during an interview aired on KRLD News Radio 1080 in Dallas, TX. Listen to the interview.

News Release - Forest Service Web-Based Tool Integrates Climate Change Science and Land Management

TACCIMO logoEFETAC and the USDA Forest Service's Southern Region have launched the Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO), an interactive, web-based tool that allows users to integrate climate change science into land management planning decisions. EFETAC researchers and regional forest planners and managers have partnered to ensure an effective, focused tool useful to public and private land managers. Read more...

North Carolina State University (NCSU) Highlights EFETAC Intern

NCSUThe NCSU College of Natural Resources published an article about Katlin Mooneyham's summer internship experience with EFETAC. Visit the College's News Central website to read the article.

News Release - Forest Service Co-hosts Annual Air Pollution Workshop

RhododendronEFETAC co-hosted the 42nd Air Pollution Workshop held in Asheville, NC, April 12-14, 2010. The annual workshop provides an informal setting for discussion of issues surrounding air pollution and climate change effects on agricultural crops, forests, and natural ecosystems in North America. Read more...

News Release - Scientists Recognized for Innovative Forest Health Research

Assessing Forest Tree Risk of Genetic Degradation from Climate ChangeAn EFETAC scientist and collaborators were awarded top honors for two posters at the annual Forest Service Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) Work Group meeting held earlier this year in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The posters highlighted research focused on forest genetics and climate change as well as a national forest threat early warning system. Read more...

News Release - Researchers Receive Top Honors For Risk Analysis Paper

Society for Risk AnalysisA collaborative effort among USDA Forest Service, North Carolina State University, and Canadian Forest Service scientists recently received top honors from the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA). Read more...

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