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Article Date Publication Author

‘Ecologically in Decline,’ graduate student’s masters thesis explores concerns for aspen trees in Summit County

May 10, 2024 Park record Katie Hatzfeld

Aspen archive: Trees tell archeological stories of shepherds

April 12, 2024 WyoFile Katie Klingsporn

This tree can help stop climate change

March 27, 2024 Publico Adhik Arrilucea

Europe's forgotten forests could be 21st century 'biodiversity hot spots'

March 27, 2024 Phys.Org Utah State University

Beautiful and Resilient

January 23, 2024 Science Moab Science Moab
Sudden aspen decline: The phenomenon sweeping Colorado’s favorite tree of fall September 19, 2023 Colorado Springs The Gazette Christian Murdock
Utah Legislature Provides $1M to Promote Experimental Aspen Restoration Method March 21, 2023 Salt Lake Tribune Brian Maffly
New Survey Documents All North American Trees, Threats, Conservation August 26, 2022 Inverse Elena Spivack
Pests, rising temps. threaten aspen tree in Northern Arizona January 31, 2022 ABC News (TV, Phoenix) Jorge Torres
A fast-moving infestation of tiny insects threatens AZ aspen January 22, 2022 Arizona Republic Lindsey Botts
The Aspen Connection: a meditation of Colorado's favorite fall tree September 20, 2021 Colorado Springs The Gazette Seth Boster
Aspen Forests Adapt to Changing Environments September 7, 2021 UW-Madison News Eric Hamilton
Aspen Management on the White River NF... February 27, 2021 Vail Daily Tom Lotshaw
Boom & Bust: why are aspen stands shrinking while pinon-juniper explode? January 30, 2021 Bugle Karl Malcom
Aspen as a fire break in Colorado ski country October 1, 2020 Vail Daily John LaConte
What you're doing when you're carving an aspen tree September 14, 2020 Colorado Springs The Gazette Seth Boster
Reintroduction, ecology and the suspicious death of 341F, the wolf that visited Eagle County August 10, 2020 Vail Daily John LaConte
Conservation Insights from an Enormous Aspen Clone: Q&A with Ecologist Paul Rogers June 5, 2020 Mongabay James Dinneen
Challenges Ahead for Aspen Forests December 30, 2019 Aspen Journalism Elizabeth Stewart-Severy
To Save Biodiversity, Scientists Suggest 'Mega-Conservation' November 6, 2019 Phys.org Utah State University
Dillon Field Office Aspen Restoration October 30, 2019 BLM Montana/Dakotas agency newsletter Kipper Blotkamp
Shelly Deisch: Black Hills Wildlife Biologist, Friend to Aspen November 30, 2019 Bugle Magazine Heather Fraley
Where is the Largest Aspen Clone? September 30, 2019 Colorado Springs The Gazette Seth Boster
Aspen Regeneration After Fire December 10, 2018 Catalyst Amy Brunvand
The Aspen October 12, 2012 Moonshine Ink Eve Quesnel
Aspens bouncing back from Brian Head fire October 22, 2018 Salt Lake Tribune Brian Maffly
Alberta's most abundant tree species under threat March 5, 2018 Alberta Farmer Express Tony Kryzanowski
Why beautiful golden aspens drove Joe Vogler crazy September 12, 2017 Anchorage Daily News Dermot Cole
Aspen Revitalization Project Planned in Bighorns August 16, 2017 The Sheridan Press  
An Aspen Education Oct 20, 2017 Wyoming Wildlife  
Pando clone research results July 28, 2016 New Scientist magazine  
Pando and Mushroom (Norwegian) February 21, 2016 Dagbledet Karl Martin Jakobsen
USU ecologist, high school students work on Pando clone. February 26, 2016 Logan Herald Journal Kevin Opsahl
The Trembling Giant: The largest known organism is a forest. January 14, 2016 Tales by Trees Jyoti Jennings Roth
Forest Service plan to revive aspen on Monroe Mountain draws controversy. December 19, 2015 The Salt Lake Tribune Brian Maffly
Aspen could become too warm for its namesake tree by 2030. November 9, 2015 The Aspen Times Scott Condon
How do you define “wild” in the West? April 29, 2015 High Country News Paul C. Rogers
How a Fungus and a Tree Translated Underground Hugeness to Mainstream Success. October, 21 2015 Atlas Obscura Cara Giaimo
Picture of the Week: Pando, One of Earth's Largest Living Organisms. April 28, 2015 Science Friday Chau Tu
Curbing those aspen munchies February 3, 2015 Arizona Daily Sun  
Saratoga/Platte R. Valley Aspen Workshop June 18, 2014 Rawlings Daily Times  
As Utah's biggest and oldest resident, 'he' may be dying. June 9, 2014 KSL  
Quaking aspen set to oust blue spruce as state tree. February 10, 2014 KSL  
USU professor hopes aspen's designation as state tree will lead to conservation. March 28, 2014 Herald Journal
NOTE: requires HJ account
 
Utah Looks to Change State Tree. February 7, 2014 Utah Public Radio Morgan Pratt
USU officials part of effort to designate the quaking aspen as state tree. February 5, 2014 Herald Journal Kevin Opsahl
The world's largest known organism is in Utah-and it's dying. November 20, 2013 City Weekly Matthew D. LaPlante
Interview with Paul Sullivan, author of "Aspen's Roots" and Paul Rogers of WAA October 8, 2013 Utah Public Radio Aspen's Roots on Access Utah 
The World's Largest Organism In Trouble (Paul Rogers and Karen Mock) February 1, 2013 Living on Earth  
Pando, one of the world‘s largest living organisms, is dying. October 30, 2012 Fox 13 News Salt Lake City  
Ranchers and environmentalists team up to save aspens. July 30, 2012 Salt Lake Tribune  
In Utah, world’s largest ‘living’ organism is, well, dying November 25, 2011 Salt Lake Tribune  
Aspen alliance a network for science. September 29, 2011 Logan Herald Journal  
Forest Service tries to restore aspen in Flagstaff. May 7, 2011 USA TODAY Arizona  
Killer of Aspen Slows, but Worries About a Beloved Tree Remain October 18, 2010 New York Times Kirk Johnson
Scientists working to save Utah anomaly October 7, 2010 KSL-TV John Hollenhorst
USU Scientists Study World's Largest Organism and Why It’s in Peril. September 30, 2010 Utah State Today  
Trees can't live forever without sex, study shows August 17, 2010 BBC News Howard Falcon-Lang
Aspen Die-Off May Hurt Colorado’s Economy October 27, 2009 NPR Kirk Siegler
Global warming blamed for aspen die–off across the West October 19, 2009 LA Times Nicholas Riccardi
Experts Pin Hopes on Cutting, Burning to Save West's Dying Aspen October 15, 2009 New York Times Bryan Gable
Mystery aspen deaths October 9, 2009 Payson Roundup Pete Aleshire
Vanishing Aspens September 23, 2009 Living on Earth  
Fall colors fade in U.S. West as aspen trees die September 3, 2009 Reuters Laura Zuckerman
Lords of Nature Life in a Land of Great Predators
(the impact on vegetation, particularly aspen and willow)
March 14, 2013    
“What’s Killing the Aspen?” December 1, 2008 Smithsonian Magazine  
Trees dying off in unprecedented numbers September 17, 2008 KSL TV  
Researchers explore wolves, aspen, and decline September 19, 2008 Herald Journal