Trees on the Move: Migration of Tree Species in Response to Climate Change

Choosing the right species for the right climate is fundamental to the success of foresters and horticulturists. But what if the climate changes? Will natural and planted forests still be well adapted to the places they’re growing now? Can species migrate fast enough to keep pace with climate change? Should we help by using assisted migration? Learn where tree species are growing today, and where they’re expected to do well in the future—they’re not necessarily the same. Learn how you can make wise tree planting decisions—even with climate change.

Originally aired on April 20, 2021

Glenn Howe, Associate Professor and Director of the Pacific Northwest Tree Improvement Research Cooperative, Oregon State University


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