Fencing to Protect Pando Aspen Colony (IMAGE) Utah State University Caption Fencing, in the foreground, protects young aspen suckers of Utah's Pando aspen clone from foraging animals. Utah State University ecologist Paul Rogers reports such treatments show promise in restoring the massive aspen community, often cited as the world's largest known living organism. Credit Paul Rogers/Utah State University Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.