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  • European woodwasp/Sirex woodwasp in Colorado : identification of insects and damage of similar appearance 

    Contributor:Camper, Matt; Cranshaw, Whitney
    Date:2008?
    The European woodwasp (Sirex noctilio) is a wood boring horntail wasp (Family Siricidae) of European origin that recently was identified as being established in the mid-Atlantic region of the US. This insect is primarily ...
  • Gypsy moth in Colorado : identification of insects and damage of similar appearance 

    Contributor:Camper, Matt; Cranshaw, Whitney
    Date:2008?
    The gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) is the most important defoliating caterpillar of forest and shade trees in eastern North America. Caterpillars chew leaves of a very wide range of trees and shrubs and sustained defoliation ...
  • Light brown apple moth in Colorado : identification of insects and damage of similar appearance 

    Contributor:Camper, Matt; Cranshaw, Whitney
    Date:2008?
    The light brown apple moth (LBAM), Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is an insect native to Australia that has been accidentally introduced into several countries. The first United States detection of light ...
  • Emerald ash borer in Colorado : identification of insects and damage of similar appearance 

    Contributor:Cranshaw, Whitney; Camper, Matt
    Date:2008?
    The emerald ash borer (Agrilus plannipennis) is a wood boring beetle of Asian origin that has become established in parts of the upper Midwest. It is extremely damaging to all North America species of ash (Fraxinus), ...
  • Asian longhorned beetle in Colorado : identification of insects and damage of similar appearance 

    Contributor:Camper, Matt; Cranshaw, Whitney
    Date:2008?
    The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), Anoplophora glabripennis, is a wood boring beetle of Asian origin that was first detected in Brooklyn in 1996. Two years later a separate infestation was found in the Chicago suburbs. The ...
  • Noxious weed monitoring at the U.S. Air Force Academy : year 12 results 

    Contributor:Smith, Pam; Greenwell, Amy
    Date:2017-05
    This report summarizes the results of the past twelve years of population monitoring of targeted noxious weeds at the U.S. Air force Academy ("the Academy"), emphasizing changes that were observed from 2012 to 2016.
  • Noxious weed monitoring at the U.S. Air Force Academy : year 13 results 

    Contributor:Smith, Pam; Greenwell, Amy; Meier, Alyssa
    Date:2018-05
    This report summarizes the results of the past thirteen years of population monitoring of targeted noxious weeds at the U.S. Air Force Academy ("the Academy"), emphasizing changes that were observed from 2012 to 2017.
  • Significant plant, animal, and wetland resources of Larimer County and their conservation 

    Contributor:Kettler, Steve; Sanderson, John; Spackman, Susan; Fayette, Kim; Pague, Chris; Clark, Dina; Hicks, Andrew
    Date:1996-12
    In 1996, The Colorado Natural Heritage Program (CNHP) was contracted to assess the natural heritage values of lands throughout Larimer County. The project consisted of two major parts: a county-wide Natural Heritage Inventory ...
  • Noxious weed monitoring at the U.S. Air Force Academy : year 9 results 

    Contributor:Rondeau, Renée; Lavender-Greenwell, Amy
    Date:2014-04
    This report includes a summary of the results of the past nine years of population monitoring of targeted noxious weeds at the U.S. Air Force Academy ("the Academy"), emphasizing changes that were observed between 2012 and 2013.
  • Noxious weed monitoring at the U.S. Air Force Academy : year 11 results 

    Contributor:Smith, Pam; Rondeau, Renée; Greenwell, Amy
    Date:2016-05
    This report includes a summary of the results of the past eleven years of population monitoring of targeted noxious weeds at the U.S. Air force Academy ("the Academy"), emphasizing changes that were observed between 2012 and 2015.
  • Noxious weed monitoring at the U.S. Air Force Academy : year 10 results 

    Contributor:Rondeau, Renée; Greenwell, Amy; Smith, Pam
    Date:2015-03
    This report includes a summary of the results of the past ten years of population monitoring of targeted noxious weeds at the U.S. Air force Academy ("the Academy"), emphasizing changes that were observed between 2013 and 2014.
  • Mapping native and non-native riparian vegetation in the Colorado River Watershed 

    Contributor:Evangelista, Paul; Young, Nicholas; Vorster, Tony; West, Amanda; Hatcher, Emma; Woodward, Brian; Anderson, Ryan; Girma, Rebecca; Colorado State University. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory
    Date:2018-01-30
    Using remote sensing to map riparian vegetation, particularly single species such as tamarisk and Russian olive, requires georeferenced occurrence locations with estimations of foliar cover to train remote sensing-based ...
  • The health of Colorado's forests : threats to Colorad's current and future forest resources : 2009 report : special issue 

    Contributor:Ciesla, William M.; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2010
    The 2009 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests: Threats to Current and Future Forest Resources provides an overview of insect and disease conditions in all of the state's forests. It also includes sections on urban ...
  • 2007 report on the health of Colorado's forests : forest challenges today and tomorrow : special issue 

    Contributor:Chase, Jen; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2008
    The 2007 Report on the Health of Colorado’s Forests comes at a time when unprecedented changes are occurring in our natural environment. Never before have we experienced forest health issues of such multitude and magnitude. ...
  • 2005 report on the health of Colorado's forests : aspen forests : special issue 

    Contributor:Chase, Jen; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2006
    The 2005 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests highlights the ecology and management of the state's aspen forests and provides an expanded insect and disease update, with a particular focus on the mountain pine beetle ...
  • 2006 report on the health of Colorado's forests : lodgepole pine forests : special issue 

    Contributor:Chase, Jen; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2007
    It is with a sense of urgency that we present the 2006 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests. This is the sixth in a series of reports developed by the Colorado State Forest Service with the guidance of the Colorado ...
  • 2008 report on the health of Colorado's forests : high elevation forests : special issue 

    Contributor:Leatherman, David A.; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2009
    The 2008 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests focuses on our high country forests and the insects and diseases that threaten them. It also takes a look at the connection between humans and these forests, which provide ...
  • 2003 report on the health of Colorado's forests 

    Contributor:Lewis, Page; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2004
    The 2003 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests is the third installment in a series of publications intended to expand Coloradans' knowledge of and interest in our state's forest resources. Beginning in 2001, each of ...
  • 2017 report on the health of Colorado's forests : meeting the challenge of dead and at-risk trees 

    Contributor:Barry, Pete; Duda, Jospeh; Garrison, Kristin; Lockwood, Ryan; Mason, Lisa; Matthews, Susan; Mueller, Kim; Reader, Tim; West, Dan; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2018
    Frequently being outdoors to enjoy Colorado's diverse and scenic environments is one of the reasons many of us call this state home. You don't have to drive, hike, pedal or paddle very far to appreciate the value that ...
  • 2016 report on the health of Colorado's forests 

    Contributor:Duda, Joseph; Lockwood, Ryan; Mason, Lisa; Matthews, Susan; Mueller, Kim; Peterson, Courtney; West, Dan; Colorado. Division of Forestry; Colorado State Forest Service; United States. Forest Service
    Date:2017
    Fire and water. The words themselves evoke contrasting forces of nature - fire, often viewed as an all-consuming inferno of destruction; water, a quenching and life-sustaining means of rejuvenation. But such generalizations ...

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