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On the Trails: Findings on the North Douglas rainforest trail

...vertical fissures. Some belts are only a few inches wide but others may be a foot or more in width. According to the forest pathologists (Paul Hennon and Robin Mulvey) at the Forestry Sciences Lab, these areas have been infected by the so-called...
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

...on the stem. One of the U.S. Forest Service forest pathologists at the Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab very kindly...are likely to die an early death too.The FSL forest pathologist, Robin Mulvey, has so far mapped the occurrence...
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...
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...
Lab beginning to grow in Auke Lake forest

...minimize the footprint of the site," Brewster said. The Forest Service was able to call upon some of its own forest pathologists to determine which trees could be kept and which might be at risk of falling and would have to go, he said...
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...


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