William M. Ciesla's ImagesTitle: Owner
Organization: Forest Health Management International
Unit: Fort Collins, CO.
Country: United States
Bill Ciesla is a forest health specialist and owner of Forest Health Management International, a consulting company based in Fort Collins, CO. Bill received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in forestry and forest entomology from the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. He has held assignments with USDA Forest Service as a forest entomologist and forest health program manager in Asheville, NC, Pineville, LA, Missoula, MT, Davis, CA, Fort Collins, CO and Portland, OR. From 1990 to 1995, he served as Forest Protection Officer for the Food and Agriculture Organization in Rome, Italy. His areas of interest include biology and management of forest insects and diseases and the use of remote sensing for forest damage assessment Bill is an avid photographer, specializing in close ups of insects and wildflowers and of forest damage.
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|1274016||Tetrio sphinx||Pseudosphinx tetrio||This insect is a common defoliator of frangipani and also reportedly occurs in the extreme southern United States (southern LA, TX, AZ and FL.). Plymouth, Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago). 2nd place in the 2004 Southern Forest Insect Work Conference Photo Salon in the category of Forest Insects.|
|5382500||western spruce budworm||Choristoneura freemani||Defoliation of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir|
|5382501||western spruce budworm||Choristoneura freemani||Heavy defoliation of Engelmann spruce and subalpine fir|
|5382502||western spruce budworm||Choristoneura freemani||Aerial view of defoliation of mixed conifers.|