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Forest Digest: October 22, 2017

October 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Find out the latest in forest news in this week's Forest Digest!

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Forest Digest: Week of October 2, 2017

In this week’s Forest Digest, managing the habitat of the spotted owl can be much healthier for the trees, tropical forests are emitting more carbon dioxide than previously thought, and scientists study the factors surrounding the death of redwoods.Read More

Hurricanes and Trees: It’s Complicated

The relationship between trees and storms is a complicated one, but research shows the life-, infrastructure-, and economy-saving importance of cities investing adequately in an urban forestry program. Read More

The Science Behind Fall Foliage

October 2nd, 2017|Tags: |0 Comments

Why do a tree’s leaves change color? Learn why autumn’s signature feature comes about, and appreciate the sights of a gorgeous tree a little bit more this fall.Read More

Forest Digest: Week of September 25, 2017

In this week’s forest digest, scientists solve the mystery of the North American Oak, Brazil scraps a plan to mine in a rainforest reserve, and The Nature Conservancy works to increase knowledge of the health benefits of urban trees!Read More
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