ASCC News & Publications

Stay up-to-date with ASCC news, events, publications, and happenings. 

Meet George Jensen, New Graduate Student Researching Fire at the Jones Center

George Jensen is a first year graduate student working with Dr. Ben Knapp at University of Missouri and Dr. Seth Bigelow at the Jones Center at Ichauway. He will conduct research on the influence of Resistance, Resilience, and Transition treatments on fire behavior and effects in longleaf pine ecosystems.

Sean Reynolds Successfully Defends Thesis Research on Physiological Responses of Turkey Oak in Transition Treatments

At the Jones Center at Ichauway, a site dominated by longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) in southwestern Georgia, one of the main climate change effects being considered under the ASCC project is increased temperature and drought stress.

Chippewa National Forest ASCC Site in the Washington Post

The Washington Post featured ASCC Network climate change specialists and the Cutfoot Experimental Forest ASCC site on the Chippewa National Forest in an article titled "Scientists are trying to save Minnesota's North Woods forest from climate change." 

Adaptive Silviculture for Climate Change - An Experimental Installation at the Petawawa Research Forest

Partners from across the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Forest came together to address challenges created by climate change and to develop the first ASCC site in Canada at the Petawawa Research Forest during a three-day workshop in Pembroke, Ontario.

Second College Grant ASCC Site Featured in the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine

The Dartmouth Alumni Magazine January - February 2020 issue features the Second College Grant ASCC site. 

Small Mammals, Mycorrhizal Fungi, and Forest Regeneration

Small mammals and mycorrhizal fungi are integral component to forests, yet much remains unknown about how their interactions contribute to the health and resiliency of forests.