Short articles about the Quabbin Reservoir, describing its character, history, and management:
- Wikipedia: The Quabbin Reservoir
- Quabbin: Land of Many Waters (Amherst alumna article)
- Quabbin Photo Gallery
- North Quabbin Region, MA Loading the player ...
- Reminiscing Over the Lost Towns of the Quabbin Loading the player ...
- Quabbin Natural Resources “Fast Facts”:
- Downstream Newsletter (two articles)
- Geographic Information Systems: Mapping Resources for Watershed Management
- 2006 Public Access Management Plan Update
- Forest Forensics: Reading the Forested Landscape Loading the player ...
A longer article on the creation of the Quabbin, restricted access:
The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
Short articles describing some of the problems associated with the hemlock woolly adelgid:
- Hemlock Woolly Adelgid: Forest Pest Loading the player ...
- Combatting the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
- Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Annand)
Two longer but very informative articles on the HWA:
Longer articles on the HWA, all restricted access:
- A Death in the Forest (a first person account from The New Yorker magazine)
Short articles about the problems associated with invasive species:
- Controlling Invasive Plants Loading the player ...
- Reading the Tale of Deer Scat Loading the player ...
- The Spread of Non-Native, Fruit-Producing Plants Loading the player ...
- The Forester's Archenemy: Oriental Bittersweet Loading the player ...
- The Zebra Mussel
- The Asian Long-Horned Beetle Loading the player ...
- Detecting & Controlling Exotic Pests Loading the player ...
- New England Wildflower Society: Invasive Plants
- National Park Service Information:
- Invasive Plant Atlas of New England: Early Detection
Longer articles on invasive species, all restricted access:
Short articles discussing some of the problems associated with overpopulated animals:
- Managing Massachusetts Deer Population through Hunting Loading the player ...
- Beavers Loading the player ...
- 'Resident' Canada Geese in New England Loading the player ...
- Moose in Massachusetts
- Moose in the Quabbin
- Forests Lure Moose to Massachusetts
- Quabbin Quarry: State Eyes Growing Moose Population
- 2006 Quabbin Reservation Moose Survey
A longer article on deer hunting in the Quabbin, restricted access: