Sunday, February 08, 2004

Land of Cotton?

Georgia is the latest state to succumb to the horrors of the hemlock wooly adelgid (Adelges tsugae), according to this article from The Gainesville Times. At risk are the livelihoods of many native plant and animal species that depend on hemlock forests for survival. To see a Powerpoint presentation on wooly adelgid in the Southern Appalachians, click here and search for "Rich Evans" (10Mb file).