Forest Digest: February 4, 2018

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Trees “sweat” to survive heatwaves, the maple syrup problem isn’t going away, and on a global scale, Uganda’s charcoal industry is causing massive deforestation throughout the country and in Cambodia, endangered red-headed vulture nests were discovered. Find out more on this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: January 28, 2018

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Guy Callendar developed a model that helped shape the study of climate change, urban forests increase a city’s health and wealth, birds can find shelter from rising temperatures in ancient forests, and tree guards are important to protecting street trees from pedestrians. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Wildlife Sleeping Techniques to Wait Out the Weather

January 26th, 2018|Tags: , |0 Comments

Many animals use sleep to escape extreme weather, especially during the cold winter months. Hibernation, torpor and estivation are sleeping techniques that wildlife use to conserve energy while avoiding the harsh weather conditions. Read More

Forest Digest: January 21, 2018

Peru plans to preserve the biodiversity of the Amazon Rainforest in northern Loreto with the Yaguas National Park, forester Randy Rogillio discusses how sustainable harvesting for bioenergy is good for forests, and scientists discovered wildfires aren’t the reason California spotted owls are abandoning breeding territories. Find out more in this week’s Forest Digest!Read More

Forest Digest: January 14, 2018

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The world of forestry is constantly changing. Check out this week’s Forest Digest for news on primeval forest cataloguing, limiting earthquake damage, ‘firehawk raptors’ and more!Read More
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