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Burning Forests Impact Water Supplies

After a wildland fire burns away vegetation, rivers may rise. This could provide some relief for water supplies in drought-stricken areas, but there are trade-offs, according to a new study led by Center scientists.


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Photo by Erich Vallery, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org.

 

Improving the resiliency and productivity of farmlands through agroforestry

Drawing upon the most current science, a new report report shows how tree-based management strategies can improve agricultural production and resiliency, especially under changing environmental conditions.

Hardwood Tree Grade and Harvesting in Kentucky and Tennessee

Is the supply of higher graded timber decreasing? A variety of evidence suggests it may be.

State of the Climate

View monthly State of the Climate reports from the National Climatic Data Center.

 
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