Utility Rights-of-Way Wildlife Research at Penn State
Plant and animal community response to long-term vegetation management on rights-of-way

Recent Talks

  • Mahan, C. G., B. D. Ross, H. Stout, D. Roberts.  The effect of vegetation management treatments on native bees on electric transmission lines:  pre- and post-treatment.  United Arborists Association 12 (oral presentation, panel, and peer-reviewed proceedings), Denver, CO, September 2018.
  • Mahan, C. G.  et al. 2018.  Native pollinators and response to herbicide use and mechanical vegetation management on electric rights-of-way.  North American Transmission Forum, New Port, RI. October 2018.
  • Stout, H., L. Russo, D. Roberts, B. Ross, and C. G. Mahan.  Bee diversity on electric transmission rights-of-way in Pennsylvania:  a continuing study of how vegetation management strategies influence wild pollinators.  Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, November 2018. Download Bee Presentation
  • Mahan, C.G., B.D. Ross, H. Stout, D. Roberts.  Pre- and post-vegetation treatment bee communities on electric utility rights-of-way in Pennsylvania.  Wildlife Habitat Coalition Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2018.