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Potential impacts of carbon dioxide on invasive toadflax

Toadflax genotypes in plant growth chambers supplying different concentrations of carbon dioxide (photo by S.E. Sing).

Rocky Mountain Research Station scientists are investigating how climate change, namely elevated levels of CO2, might impact invasive species and classical...

Biochar and restoration of native plants

A handful of biochar-amendment nursery substrate being tested for its potential to grow high-quality native plants for restoration.

Biochar is created from excess woody biomass that would normally be burned. Biochar use on forest sites can (1) sequester carbon, (2) improve soil moisture conditions, (3) decrease soil bulk...