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Photo of Examples of mixedwood types in eastern North America: A) shortleaf pine – oak forest in southern Missouri (credit: Missouri Department of Conservation); B) white pine – red oak forest in southern Maine (credit: Justin Waskiewicz); C) spruce – fir – hardwood forest in Quebec (credit: Patricia Raymond); D) hemlock – hardwood forest in northern Wisconsin. Kate Gerndt.
ID: 965
Hardwood-Softwood Mixtures for Future Forests in Eastern North America: Assessing Suitability to Projected Climate Change

Despite growing interest in management strategies for climate change adaptation, there are few methods for assessing the ability of stands to en ...

Principal Investigator : Christel C. Kern

Resource Management and Use2016NRS
Photo of Samples from increment borer shows the growth of a tree.  Does increasing CO2 affect the maximum number of trees that can be sustained in a forest?  If it does then all forest density management guides need a revision.
ID: 1226
Increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration alters forest stand development, so do management guidelines need revision?

A decade ago, increased atmospheric carbon dioxide was at the heart of the Aspen Free-Air Carbon Dioxide Enrichment Experiment. Forest Service r ...

Principal Investigator : Christel C. Kern

Resource Management and Use
Water, Air, and Soil
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ID: 1207
Tribal forestry and western science come together to sustain forests for future generations

The Menominee Nation uses available science, local field testing, and professional experience to formulate an adaptive approach within their way ...

Principal Investigator : Christel C. Kern