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Forestry, ecosystems, and wildlife: The differences are in the details


Joyce, Linda. 2008. Forestry, ecosystems, and wildlife: The differences are in the details. In: Ozzello, Lori, ed. Citizens' Guide to Colorado Climate Change. Denver, CO: Colorado Foundation for Water Education. p. 36-38.

Climate affects all terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems in Colorado, and over the long term, plants and animals adapt. In the short term, fires, increased attacks by insects and invasive plant species, and higher temperatures are changing familiar landscapes.

Keywords: climate change, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, plant phenology, animal breeding, nesting behaviors and hibernation, geographic distribution


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Forestry, ecosystems, and wildlife: The differences are in the details
Electronic Publish Date: April 30, 2009
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April 30, 2009

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