Ann Lynch

Adjunct Associate Professor

Research Entomologist
U.S. Forest Service
Rocky Mountain Research Station
Forest & Woodlands Ecosystems

Research emphases:

Disturbance ecology of high elevation coniferous ecosystems of the North American Southwest

Climate change effects on forest insect disturbance ecology

Interaction of fire, insects, climate, and anthropogenic effects.

Ecology of Elatobium abietinum, an exotic aphid on Picea in North America.

Research goals:

Achievement of scientific knowledge of western forest insect disturbance ecology.

To provide information needed for resource management and decision support for forest health and productivity.

Development of quantitative tools to assist in the management of western forest insects.

Effectively transfer of technology to clients.