Posts Tagged ‘forest health’

Mangrove Forest Survey Underway

Geographic Consulting has partnered with several talented ecologists to conduct a mangrove forest survey and health assessment in select areas of St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. The photos presented here are from our survey in Great Pond, St. Croix.   Mangrove

Monarch Butterflies in the US Virgin Islands

We became recently aware of some interesting, members of the St. Croix community. While working in the tree nursery, we first noticed some severe damage to some plants in the milkweed family. Caterpillars. A quick investigation made us put away the pesticide

Seminar, April 2 at UVI. Dr. Brian Roth: Return of the Chestnut.

Our Friend Dr. Brian Roth is now  the Associate Director, Cooperative Forestry Research UnitSchool of Forest Resources, University of Maine. He will be visiting St. Croix nest week and giving a presentation on the recovery of the American Chestnut.  An abstract appears

Printed Booklets on Exotic Invasive Species Have Arrived

Our printed booklets have arrived and look pretty good. They discuss the ecology of exotic invasive species and which species affect forest health in the US Virgin Islands. They are available for free download HERE. If you would like some of

Exotic Invasive Species of the US Virgin Islands; Forest Health

    Each year invasive exotic species cause both billions of dollars in damage and the extinction of many native species. The threat of invasive organisms is considered the second greatest threat to global biodiversity, after only habitat loss.   Geographic