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This monograph examines research done in the Coweeta Experimental Forest. In 1934, research began in this forest that looked at how forests affect the streams that flow through them. In this study, scientists wanted to find out how the flow of water might change in areas near mountain streams if eastern hemlock trees are killed by the hemlock woolly adelgid.
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From the podcast website: With no parasitic wasps — like we have for emerald ash borer — and no miracle fungal pathogen — as with gypsy moth — our control options for the nonnative insect threatening Eastern hemlock forests, the hemlock woolly adelgid, have been tricky. Hemlock forests, and the hemlocks in your yard, are paying the price.