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Documents from the USFS Alaska Region, 1919-2001

View a publication that covers 799 published and unpublished references dealing with forest insects and diseases in Alaska. This bibliography was compiled by Ken Zogas and Edward H. Holsten (138 pages, 716 K).

Historical Articles by M.M. Furniss and B.E. Wickman


Ciesla, W. M. and M. M. Furniss1975. Idaho's haunted forest. Amer. Forests 81(8):32-5.

Furniss, M. M. 2014.  The Douglas-fir beetle in western forests ― a historical perspective. Amer. Entomol. Part 1. 60 (2): 84 - 96.Part 2. 60 (3): 166-181.

Furniss, M. M. 2011. Beginnings of forest entomology in Alaska: A spruce beetle outbreak on Kosciusko Island sets the stage, 1946. SourDough Notes, Fall 2011 pp. 10-11. Regional eMagazine. Alaska Region Public Affairs and Communications Office. Forest Service Region 10, Juneau, Alaska.

Furniss, M. M.  2010. John Merton Aldrich (1866-1934) - A forest entomologist's view of Idaho's renowned fly taxonomist. Latah Legacy 38(1):18-23.

Furniss, M. M.  2010. Beginnings of American forest entomology: The role of Andrew Delmar Hopkins (1857-1948). Amer. Entomol. 56:78-87.

Furniss, M. M.  2007B. Forest entomology in Yosemite National Park: Creation of the Tenaya Ghost Forest and glimpses of forest renewal, 1903-1984. Amer. Entomol. 53(4):202-207.

Furniss, M. M.  2007A. A history of forest entomology in the Intermountain and Rocky Mountain areas, 1901 to 1982. USDA Forest Service, Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-195. Fort Collins, CO. 40 p.

Furniss, M. M.  2006. Reorganization of forest pest control in Japan. An account of Robert Livingston Furniss' socio-entomological experiences during assignments in 1949 and 1950. Amer. Entomol. 52(2): 77-83.

Furniss, M. M.   2004. 1947 Douglas fir tussock moth outbreak in northern Idaho: Target of the largest aerial spraying project in western forests. Latah County Historical Soc., Moscow, Idaho. Latah Legacy. 33(1): 1-8.

Furniss, M. M.   2003.Forest entomology in the northern Rocky Mountains: 1909-1917, as reflected in the correspondence between Josef Brunner and A. D. Hopkins. Amer. Entomol. 49: 102-111.

Furniss, M. M.  2000. Walter J. Buckhorn (1899-1968)-Legendary forest entomologist, not of the classroom kind. Amer. Entomol. 46:133-140.

Furniss, M. M.   1997. American forest entomology comes on stage. Bark beetle depredations in the Black Hills Forest Reserve, ca 1897-1907. Amer. Entomol. 4:40-47.

Furniss, M. M., and R. Renkin.  2003. Forest entomology in Yellowstone National Park - 1922-1957. A time of discovery and learning to let live. Amer. Entomol. 49: 198-209.

Furniss, M. M., and B. E. Wickman.  1998. Photographic images and history of forest insect investigations on the Pacific slope, ca. 1910-1953. Part 1. Amer. Entomol. 44:206-216.

Kegley, S. J.. and M. M. Furniss2013. The Remarkable Characters of the Coeur d’Alene Forest Insect Field Station 1919-1955. 64th Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Coeur d’Alene, ID, March 4-7, 2013. p 87-117.

Wickman, B. E.  2005Harry E. Burke and John M. Miller, pioneers in western forest entomology. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-638. Portland, OR. 163 p.

Wickman, B. E. 1990. The battle against bark beetles in Crater Lake National Park: 1925-34. USDA For. Serv. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW GTR-259.

Wickman, B. E.  1987. Early forest insect research in the Pacific Northwest: Ashland Field Station, 1912-1925. Oregon Historical Quarterly 88(1): 27-48.

Wickman, B. E.T.R. Torgersen, and M.M. Furniss.  2002. Photographic images and history of forest investigations on the Pacific slope, ca. 1910-1953. Part 2. Oregon and Washington. Amer. Entomol. 48: 178-185.