Dr. Laura C Iles

Laura Iles
Director, North Central IPM Center
Area of Expertise: 
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Insect Identification, Plant Problem Diagnostics

Storm-Damaged Forests: Assessment following the Storm

This ~3-minute video provides a general overview of how to assess and evaluate forests following impactful storm events. Specific topics include: safety, mapping damage extent, types and implications of damage, evaluation of the understory and regeneration, and planning for recovery and resilience. This is the second video in the ISU Extension Forestry / Integrated Pest Management Storm-Damaged Forests series.