University of Utah
Summary: New research find that some plants and trees are prolific spendthrifts in drought conditions — ‘spending’ precious soil water to cool themselves and, in the process, making droughts more intense.
Nature, said Ralph Waldo Emerson, is no spendthrift. Unfortunately, he was wrong.
New research led by University of Utah biologists William Anderegg, Anna Trugman and David Bowling find that some plants and trees are prolific spendthrifts in drought conditions — “spending” precious soil
BLOUNTSTOWN, Fla. – Fifth-generation timber farmer Will Leonard and his wife, Morgan, found out they were pregnant with their first child one week before Hurricane Michael unleashed its Category 5-force winds on their home in the Florida Panhandle, snapping Leonard’s trees like matchsticks and wiping out hundreds of acres of his decades-old timber.
“To see what my great grandfather, my grandfather, my father and my brother and I have worked towards destroyed in the matter of three and a half …
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SFI Conservation and Community Partnership Grant and is part of SFI’s Conservation Impact portfolio, which is measuring and communicating conservation outcomes relative to biodiversity, carbon and climate resiliency, and water across the SFI footprint.
Date: June 27, 2019
Time: 1-2:00 PM ET
Preregistration is not required.
You are encouraged to attend this seminar if:
- You are engaged in forest management or conservation-related
by Steve Carr, University of New Mexico
There’s no doubt that climate change is affecting ecosystems as well as the lifestyles of plants and animals around the globe. As temperatures rise, so do the complexity of the issues. Scientists, both in the United States and around the world, are actively pursuing mitigation solutions while providing governments with the understanding of natural hazards to help stem the effects of climate change.
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The Michigan State University Forest Carbon and Climate Program (MSU FCCP) will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, June 5 from 3:00 – 4:00pm EST in collaboration with the Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG) as part of our 2018-19 Learning Exchange Series. This session will feature Speaker Michael Catania, Executive Director of Duke Farms, who will present “Natural Climate Solutions in New Jersey: Rejoining RGGI and a Case Study of Duke Farms.” The session will be followed by an open …
Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis
Webinar Date: May 5, 2016
Dr. Jim Vose presents the key findings of the report Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis. Edited by Forest Service scientists in partnership with Duke University, the document provides a valuable new tool to inform discussion, planning and implementation of adaptation strategies for land managers and policy makers. The collaborative …