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News Alert Managing Drought in Forest Ecosystems — Jan 02, 2020 02:33 PM
More wildfire. More insects and diseases. Less predictable timber and water supplies. Changing wildlife habitat. Severe drought can cause all of these impacts, and more.
News Alert Coastal Forests Face Rising Sea Levels, Increased Salinity — Jan 02, 2020 02:31 PM
Ghost forests aren’t some spooky legend. They’re patches of dead and dying trees that haunt the coastlines of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia where sea levels are rising and land is sinking.
News Alert African American Forest Landowners: Overcoming Obstacles — Jan 02, 2020 02:27 PM
A USDA Forest Service study takes an in-depth look at strategies for success of African American landowners in forestry.
News Alert How the Baltimore Urban Wood Project is Reclaiming Wood, Lives, and Communities — Jan 02, 2020 02:07 PM
Post-industrial cities face a suite of interconnected problems. Reusing urban wood can be viewed as a systems solution to a complex problem – a means by which to begin to renew and revitalize lives and communities as well.
News Alert Rare Trout Reintroduced to Native Habitat in High Sierras — Jan 02, 2020 02:02 PM
California’s Paiute cutthroat trout – the rarest trout in North America – is finally back in its native high Sierra habitat thanks to a collaborative, multiagency effort to reintroduce the fish in Silver King Creek on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
News Alert State of the Climate — Jul 02, 2012 02:37 PM
View monthly State of the Climate reports from the National Climatic Data Center.
News Alert U.S. Drought Monitor tracks drought across the nation — Jun 28, 2012 09:25 AM
View current drought conditions and forecasts from the U.S. Drought Monitor.
News Alert InciWeb provides the latest wildfire information — Jan 08, 2014 11:59 AM
View wildfire updates on InciWeb, the interagency all-risk incident information management system.
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