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Forest Digest: September 16, 2018

September 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Forest Digest|Tags: , , , |

Check out what’s happened this week in forest news!

House committee vote boosts Coloradans’ hopes Land and Water Conservation Fund will be renewedThe Denver Post

Last Thursday, a congressional committee approved a bill that would permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.

Radar Weather Maps Can Forecast Bird Migrations And Aid Conservation – Forbes

Migratory birds pay close attention to the weather as they make their travels, which conservations can use to help ensure the birds stay safe.

Opinion: You can’t put America first if you put climate change last – The Washington Post

President Trump’s lack of climate change action will have direct effects on the citizens of America.

When trees make rain: Could restoring forests help ease drought in Australia? – ABC News

The connection between forests and rain can be hard to understand, but there is strong evidence that areas with more canopy cover receive more rainfall.

Nearly 30 megacities announce massive cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in defiance of Trump at California summit – Independent

Thousands of world leaders convened at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, committing to take action against climate change.

September 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Forest Digest|Tags: , , , |