University of Vermont

Kimberly Wallin

UVM - Forest Service collaborations

UVM - Forest Service Forest Ecosystem Health Collaborations

Forest Disturbance Process

Project: 2017. Three Empirical Tests of Invasion Meltdown Hypothesis
Collaborators: T.M. Poland

Project: 2016-current. Forest Management for Socio-Ecological Resilience. NIFA
Collaborators: 6 Co-PIs

Project: 2015-current. Response of Forest Insects and their Natural Enemies to Experimental Ice Storms in a Northern Forest
Collaborators: L.E. Rustad, J.L. Campbell, and D. Perry

Project: 2014-current. Biotic Interactions Involving Nonnative Species in Northeastern Forests
Collaborators: C. Woodall

Project: 2014-current. Laying the Foundations to Use Silver Flies for Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern US. USDA Forest Service
Collaborators: A.E. Mayfield, N.P. Havill, and D.W. Ross

Project: 2014-current. Laying the Genetic Foundations to Use Silver Flies for Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern US. USDA Forest Service. Southern Research Station. Asheville, NC
Collaborators: A.E. Mayfield, N.P. Havill, and D.W. Ross

Project Title: Interactions of Amylostereum areolatum, the fungal symbiont of Sirex noctilio, with North American Pinus host and native herbivorous insect-fungal complexes.
Collaborators: Dr. Paul Schaberg (USFS), Dr. Kevin Dodds (USFS), Dr. Scott Myers (APHIS), and State of Vermont.

Project Title: Environmental changes and species interactions in terrestrial ecosystems: Importance of top-down and bottom-up forces as main drivers in non-native species invasiveness.
Collaborators: Dr. Paul Schaberg (USFS), Gary Hawley (UVM), State of Vermont, others TBD

Project Title: Linking host location behavior and antennal responses of HWA predators.
Collaborators: Dr. Bud Mayfield (USFS), Dr. Brian Sullivan (USFS), Brad Onken (USFS)

Project Title: Assessing the impacts of hybridization on host location behavior of a biological control agent of HWA
Collaborators: Dr. Nathan Havill (USFS), Brad Onken (USFS), Richard Reardon (USFS)

Project Title: Using behavioral assays to develop quality-based fitness parameters for predators of HWA.
Collaborators: Dr. Darrell Ross (OSU), Brad Onken (USFS), Richard Reardon (USFS)

Project Title: Chamaemyiid predators as potential biocontrol agents for the hemlock woolly adelgid.
Collaborators: Dr. Darrell Ross (OSU), Brad Onken (USFS), Richard Reardon (USFS)

Project Title: Quantifying the impacts of snow removal on tree physiology and biological diversity of insects.
Collaborators: Dr. Paul Schaberg (USFS), Dr. Pam Templer (BU), Hubbard Brook LTER (USFS)

Project Title: Impacts of ground freezing on patterns species and genetic diversity of ground dwelling arthropods and gastropods
Collaborators: Dr. Paul Schaberg (USFS), Dr. Pam Templer (BU), Hubbard Brook LTER (USFS), Dr. Luana Maroja (Williams College)

Project Title: In the face of climate change: genetic variation of lodgepole pine response to mountain pine beetle attack and tree growth and mortality.
Collaborators: Dr. Alvin Yanchuk (BC Ministry of Forests and Range), Nick Ukrainetz (BC Genetics Program), Dr. Matthew Ayres (Dartmouth College)



Natural Resources Inventory, Monitoring, and Assessment

Project Title: ARRA Invasive Species Survey Western Vermont.
Collaborators: USFS, State of Vermont

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