Invasive plants are referred to by many names: nonnative, exotic, nonindigenous, alien, or even noxious weeds. They come in all forms, including trees,...>Read More
Written by Eli Sagor, University of MinnesotaThe term "family forests" refers to forested or wooded property owned by individuals or families. This same...>Read More
Climate change poses a significant threat to biological diversity in forests. Learn the major changes that are expected.>Read More
Released July 10, 2013Experts from eXtension.org advise homeowners to create defenses against wildfires by starting with the house and then working out from...>Read More
Early detection of new local forest health threats will be important. A changing climate will make trees and woodlands more stressed, and that stress will...>Read More
Urban forests can help keep cities within a healthy temperature range, although the exact temperature reduction from urban forests is difficult to measure....>Read More
Weather and climate are often confused. In this article, we explore how climate and weather are different from and related to each other.>Read More
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Valerie Barber, Ph.D., has been a forestry resource specialist for the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Cooperative Extension Service since 2010 and...
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