Find out the latest in forestry news in this week’s Forest Digest!
- Why these old-growth forests shouldn’t be on the chopping block — Mother Nature Network
Take a journey to some of the last remaining old-growth forests throughout the world, and learn what is at stake for these important biomes.
- App Helps Crews Protect NW Forests From Wildfires — Northwest Public Radio
A new app now can help foresters know which trees to target when attempting to thin a forest in efforts to protect it from megafires and disease.
- Natural regeneration of tropical forests helps global climate mitigation and forest restoration — Eurekalert!
A new series of studies looks at the effects of conservation and secondary forest regeneration throughout 43 different regions across Latin America.
- Urban farming: From floating food forests to vacant lot crops — Dailykos.com
A look at how a growing movement in the U.S. of combining urban forests, urban farming and vacant land can help provide jobs, feed people and help the environment.