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Watch these videos to hear from Forest Service scientists how they each think about research. The videos are bundled as playlists that contain separate videos for each part of the research process. This includes:

  1. Developing a Testable Question

 



Scott Horn

Scott Horn is an entomologist who studies the effects of invasive plants on native insect and animal populations. Meet and learn more about
Scott Horn and his research.





Dr. Rima Lucardi

Dr. Rima Lucardi's research uses genetics to study and prevent the effects of invasive plants in Southern forest communities. Meet and learn more about
Rima Lucardi and her research.



Dr. Keith Aubry

Dr. Keith Aubry studies wolverine populations in the Pacific Northwest. His work serves to inform national policy on endangered species. Meet and learn more about
Keith Aubry and his research.



Dr. Marla Emery

Dr. Marla Emery uses qualitative methods to study foraging in cities and forests in the United States. Meet and learn more about
Marla Emery and her research.



Dr. Ariel Lugo

Dr. Ariel Lugo studies the way in which forests evolve and change over time. His current research examines the impact of global warming on novel forests. Meet and learn more about
Ariel Lugo and his research.



Dr. Paulette Ford

Dr. Paulette Ford uses fires to manipulate and improve prairie dog populations in the Southwest. Meet and learn more about
Paulette Ford and her research.



Dr. Sam Zelinka

Dr. Sam Zelinka is a materials research engineer who wants to better understand the ways water damages wood. Meet and learn more about
Sam Zelinka and his research.



Dr. Richard MacKenzie

Dr. Richard MacKenzie studies the effects of invasive species on native species in Hawaii. Meet and learn more about
Richard MacKenzie.



Dr. Rebecca Flitcroft

Dr. Rebecca Flitcroft is a biologist who studies how different river conditions affect salmon populations. Meet and learn more about
Rebecca Flitcroft and her research.



Dr. Lindsey Rustad

Dr. Lindsay Rustad is an ecologist who studies the effects of global warming on forest ecologies. Meet and learn more about
Lindsey Rustad and her research.