News Update

The Forest ThreatNet is the Eastern Threat Center's news update with the latest information concerning ongoing research, projects, and partnerships.

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Surprising Resurgence of Red Spruce Likely Result of Cleaner Air and Warmer Winters

Red spruce, for decades the forest equivalent of the canary in the coal mine signaling the detrimental effects of acid rain on northeastern forests, is making a comeback.

Speaking for Turtles - Working to Increase Turtle Populations

The wood turtle, which resides in the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest , is classified as a Species of Concern and is under consideration by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to list under the Endangered Species Act.

Foraging in the Future

A new report suggests that over the next 80 years, the environment in which non-timber forest products grow will change significantly, having tremendous impacts on resources, products, and peoples’ livelihoods.

 
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