Biologist Studying Aspen Tree Mortality Presents Latest Research

Feb 5, 2019

Biologist Bill Anderegg  studies how drought and climate change affect forest ecosystems, particularly that of aspen forests. KDNK's Mark Duggan spoke with him about his research and what he sees as the biggest threat to Colorado's beloved aspen forests.

An aspen stand in the West Elk Mountains.
Credit Mark Duggan

Anderegg will present some of his latest research into aspen mortality at two Naturalist Nights talks this week. He'll be at Carbondale's Third Street Center Wednesday and the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies Thursday. Both talks start at 6:00 PM.