New recreational travel model to help states stop firewood assisted insect travel

9 julio 2014

The spread of damaging invasive forest pests is only partially powered by the insects’ own wings. People moving firewood for camping can hasten and widen the insects’ spread and resulting forest destruction. A new study gives state planners a tool for anticipating the most likely route of human-assisted spread they can use to enhance survey and public education efforts.
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