Tennessee's WBIR-10 station highlights a new effort by UT scientists to save the region's hemlock trees from the invasive wooly adelgid.
Take a closer look at the research in this video interview.
Tennessee isn't the only place eastern hemlocks are threatened in Appalachia. A partnership of citizens, non-profits, and government agencies are being led by the Kentucky Division of Forestry to mitigate the effects of the wooly adelgid in Kentucky's forests. You can learn more about their efforts or support the program by adopting at tree at the Save Kentucky's Hemlocks website.
What forestry efforts — fighting invasive species, or protecting forested areas–do you know about in your communities?