About the Authors
- R. Drew Carleton
* E-mail: Drew.Carleton@nrcan-rncan.gc.ca
Affiliations Canadian Forest Service–Atlantic Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Forest Protection Limited, Lincoln, New Brunswick, Canada
- Stephen B. Heard
Affiliation Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
- Peter J. Silk
Affiliation Canadian Forest Service–Atlantic Forestry Centre, Natural Resources Canada, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
The authors recognize Forest Protection Limited as a commercial funding source and the employer of R. Drew Carleton as well as providing in-kind contributions to this research program. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: RDC SBH. Performed the experiments: RDC. Analyzed the data: RDC SBH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RDC SBH PJS. Wrote the paper: RDC SBH PJS. Project coordinator: PJS. Protocol approval: PJS.