Natural Resources and the Environment

Close-up of southern pine beetle

Pine Pests

UNH researchers Jeff Garnas, associate professor of forest ecosystem health, and Ph.D. student Caroline Kanaskie discovered the damaging southern pine beetle in New Hampshire and Maine. Read More

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