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Sharon L. Hobrla

Public Affairs Specialist
3101 Discovery Dr., Ste. F
Lansing, MI, 48910
Phone: 517-719-4073

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  • Michigan State University, M.S. Applied Statistics, 1994
  • Michigan State University, B.S. Statistics, Computer Science & Philosophy, 1984

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  • Vasievich, J. Michael; Hobrla, Sharon L.; Hansen, Mark H. 1997. Distribution and extent of tree mortality in North Central hardwood forests. In: Pallardy, Stephen G.; Cecich, Robert A.; Garrett, H. Gene; Johnson, Paul S., eds. Proceedings of the 11th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-188. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station: 117

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Listeners Journey into the Woods with Scientists via Forestcast

Year: 2020

From bright green insects that hitchhiked to the United States in packing material to a tiny insect that literally sucks the life out of hemlock trees, insects, even catastrophically damaging ones, are fascinating. A new podcast brings captivating stories about USDA Forest Service science to a whole new audience via an intimate, and popular, new medium.

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