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ENSP 400: Capstone in Environmental Science and Policy

Research guide for ENSP 400: Capstone in Environmental Science and Policy

Susceptibility of Montgomery County Park Trees to Emerging Invasive Pests

Create an analysis of Montgomery County Parks tree inventory data, risk and resilience of the current tree population, and an action plan toolkit to prepare for potential infestations and so we can better understand potential impacts of pests to guide future management strategies. Specific pest species of interest are: Asian Longhorned Beetle, Spotted Lanternfly, Oak Wilt and Thousand Canker Disease.

Tree circumference measuring by two women

 

A short list of websites and books are included below as the best places to start researching this topic. For possible search terms see the Search Strategies under Library Overview.

Susceptibility of Montgomery County Park Trees to Emerging Invasive Pests Books