Scientists have developed a new approach to modeling potentially drought-prone soils in Pacific Northwest forests, which could aid natural resource managers to prepare forested landscapes for a changing climate.
Browning or dieback is usually caused by weather-related stress, sometimes in combination with pests and diseases.
Forest owners in Lane County can potentially use their properties to help mitigate the problems caused by an excess of carbon in the atmosphere.
Shrimp ponds and cattle pastures account of much of the loss of the tropical forest
Climate warming threatens to destabilize agriculture systems, triggering food shortages and price hikes
Uneven grazing distribution patterns on rangeland can lead to overuse of forage in some areas and no use or waste of herbage in areas not visited by cattle. Range improvements affecting more even distribution of grazing ...