New National Monitoring Report Highlights Recent Forest Health Issues
Annual Forest Health Monitoring reports summarize the status, trends, and analyses of the nation's forest resources. The recently published , edited by Eastern Threat Center cooperating scientists Kevin Potter and Barb Conkling, features chapters authored by Center scientists and cooperators that discuss a variety of forest health issues, including patterns of insect and disease activity, forest fire occurrence, and drought; tree mortality; and forest disturbance monitoring across seasons. The draft 2014 report is also available online.
This project is jointly funded by the U.S. Forest Service Forest Health Protection Program and the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program.