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Hunters find giant spruce burl; burls' cause a mystery

...burls on some tree species, no one knows what causes burls on Sitka spruce trees, said Forest Service research forest pathologist Paul Hennon."On spruce, the short answer is that we don't know," Hennon wrote in an email. "Something...
On the Trails: Highbush cranberries

...loses some ability to synthesize carbohydrates, and infected twigs are likely to die an early death too.The FSL forest pathologist, Robin Mulvey, has so far mapped the occurrence of this fungus at several spots in the Juneau area from the Valley...
On the Trails: Stories in the snow

...been soft when the temperatures were above freezing. But what is this stuff?I took a sample to a helpful local forest pathologist, who put it under his microscope. He said that the white material was certainly fungal mycelium (the technical...
More rain, less snow: what that means for SE

...toward inland mountains, and north, meaning more rain and less snow in future years. Yellow CedarPaul Hennon, a forest pathologist with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, has been collaborating with Canadian researchers...
USFS researcher: Warming may shift climate areas north

...a U.S. Forest Service researcher said in a lecture at University of Alaska Southeast Tuesday night.Research Forest Pathologist Paul Hennon said growing conditions may become more favorable north and westward of the current distribution for...
Builders and artists value salvaged cedar even more," says Buck Lindekugel, conservation director for the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. A forest pathologist for the U.S. Forest Service's Pacific Northwest Research Station lab in Juneau has been encouraging the Tongass...
Juneau's coastal rainforest center hosts symposium

...climate warms, there are some troubling signs.Southeast's Yellow Cedars are in decline. Paul Hennon, research forest pathologist for the U.S. Forest Service said less insulating snow due to a warmer climate is causing cedar to die from root...
Research confirms warming for yellow cedar death

...boat-building, but the bulk of the Alaska commercial harvest is sold in Asian markets, said Paul Hennon, a USFS forest pathologist from Juneau and one of the lead authors of the research paper. In Japan, it's valued for its age, tight grain...
Man finds real-life 'glow' stick

...there's one local professional who wasn't so shocked. "Turns out, it's not surprising," said Paul Hennon, a forest pathologist with the U.S. Forest Service. "I heard a similar story about four or five years ago," he said. "A friend...
Warming trends

...decline of yellow cedar in its core area of the Panhandle baffled U.S. Forest Service scientists. Hennon, a forest pathologist based at the Pacific Northwest Research Station's Juneau lab, worked on a game of elimination to discover its...


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