Got an insect question?

Ask our expert here

Facebook Feed

Graduate student Rachel Arango won an award to travel to this meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection. ... See moreSee less

View on Facebook

Celia K Boone, Johnny Uelmen and 17 others like this

Becky Hoffman GrayCongrats Rachel!

6 hours ago
Avatar

Kenneth RaffaWay to go Rachel!

6 hours ago
Avatar

Comment on Facebook

UW-Madison Department of Entomology shared One City Early Learning Centers's album.

Very proud of our graduate students. Olivia works with Rick Lindroth.
... See moreSee less

UW - Madison Entomology Department's Insect Ambassdor

View on Facebook

Jenny Jandt, Mike Howe and 11 others like this

Comment on Facebook

As climate warms, beetles march on high-elevation forests

In a report published Dec. 31, 2012 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team of scientists led by Ken Raffa, UW-Madison professor of entomology and a senior author of the new paper, reports a rising threat to the whitebark pine forests of the northern Rocky Mountains as native mountain pine beetles climb ever higher, attacking trees that have not evolved strong defenses to stop them. 

Read the full story here, courtesy of University of Wisconsin-News:

As climate warms, bark beetles march on high-elevation forests

Syndicate

Syndicate content