Tag Archives: forest ecology

A small update on wildfire and bark beetles

Sometime last year, I wrote a couple posts about wildfire and/or bark beetles and forest health, so it was really cool to find another article recently explaining how the “devastation” brought by the beetles may actually help prevent more extreme … Continue reading

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Mother trees and the plant-fungi network

I found multiple articles this week talking about how plants (trees, in particular) are connected with one another through their connections with fungi (usually referred to as mycorrhizal networks, and also called the “wood-wide web,” because it facilitates communication as … Continue reading

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Wildfire and forests in the American West

I went to a talk last night. It was advertised as being about the importance dead trees; it turned out to be almost entirely about wildfire. This was also very interesting and relevant to my interests, as it relates to … Continue reading

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