Unburned areas within a fire perimeter can serve as islands of refuge, sheltering plants and animals.
Managing Oregon Forests to Remove and Store Atmospheric Carbon
Study evaluates Oregon forests’ ability to help mitigate the state’s carbon emissions.
Drying and Greening of the West?
Study suggests climate change is expected to increase plant foliage while simultaneously enhancing dry season water stress in the American West.
Trees Respond to Drought Stress
Study finds major difference between tree species and between young and old trees in response to drought stress.
Wildfire and Area Burned
Why area burned isn’t the only metric one should consider when tallying a wildfire’s severity.
A look at the climate adaptation work being done by the US Forest Service.