Oaks may replace pines in severely burned ‘Lost Pines’ region without human intervention

January 20, 2017

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu
Contact: Caitlyn Cooper, 979-845-3765, caitlyn.cooper@tamu.edu
Dr. Georgianne Moore, 979-845-3765, gwmoore@tamu.edu

COLLEGE STATION – Without human help, the “Lost Pines” may lose some of what it is known for after wildfire ripped through that region almost six years ago, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife study.

Read the full news article, featuring ESSM faculty member Dr. Gerogianne Moore and PhD candidate Caitlyn Cooper, on AgriLife Today: http://today.agrilife.org/2017/01/20/oaks-may-replace-pines-severely-burned-lost-pines-region-without-human-intervention/.

 

Note:
This research also was featured on the Texas Standard radio program (http://www.texasstandard.org/shows/01302017/why-bastrops-lost-pines-could-actually-become-lost/) and in the Austin American Statesman (http://www.mystatesman.com/news/five-years-after-historic-wildfire-many-lost-pines-still-struggling/75GkKHTCz0eA54lh0MJY6I/).