Worm Research Studies around the Nation

Since the 1990's, there has been an increase in earthworm awareness and research across the nation. Studies have been conducted by citizens as well as universities and agencies. Please click on the links above for more information on specific efforts in citizen science and university and agency research.

Many of the studies focus on specific aspects of earthworm impact on forest ecology including:

  • Effects on Plants
  • Effects on Animals
  • Effects on Forest Floor, Soils, and Nutrients
  • Effects on Mycorrhizal Fungi
  • Distribution & Invasion patterns