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  • 10/09/2018
    Climate change impacts on sugar maple health (Score: 0.27)

    Potential impacts of climate change on sugar maple, and difficulties that could arise for management of this key Vermont tree…

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • sugar maple
    • forestry

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change

  • 1/10/2015
    Restoration of American Chestnut in Northern Forests (Score: 0.27)

    The American Chestnut was a prized forest species in the eastern U.S. until 100 years ago when a fungal blight…

    Tags:

    • restoration
    • forests
    • forestry
    • american chestnut

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change

  • 1/08/2016
    Decision-making Tool Designed to Aid Phosphorus Reduction Measures (Score: 0.19)

    Accounting for uncertainty in the management of non-point source phosphorus to improve decision-making in the Lake Champlain basin

    Tags:

    • agriculture
    • land use
    • water quality
    • modeling
    • phosphorus
    • forests
    • forestry
    • tmdl
    • lake champlain

    Themes:

    • water quality

  • 1/02/2016
    Use Value Appraisal Program Sparks Sustainable Forest Management on Vermont Family Forests (Score: 0.19)

    Vermont’s Use Value Appraisal Program for forestland taxation encourages sustainable forest management on family-owned woodlots

    Tags:

    • timber harvest
    • land use
    • forests
    • best management practices
    • bmp
    • sustainability
    • forestry

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems

  • 10/28/2014
    Wood Bioenergy Harvesting Impacts on Carbon Emissions in the Northeast (Score: 0.19)

    Demand for forest bioenergy, or biomass (firewood, wood chips, pellets), is increasing in Vermont and the Northeast.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • timber harvest
    • carbon
    • forests
    • sustainability
    • forestry
    • bioenergy

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change

  • 11/17/2016
    Sugar Maples and Acid Deposition in the Adirondacks (Score: 0.15)

    In regions where soils have been depleted by decades of acid deposition, silvicultural treatments may have unintended consequences.

    Tags:

    • timber harvest
    • modeling
    • acid rain
    • calcium
    • nutrients
    • sugar maple
    • ecosystem services
    • forestry
    • maple syrup
    • adirondacks

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems

  • 4/20/2016
    Unexpected Range Expansion of Boreal Species Despite Warming Climate (Score: 0.15)

    Multiple drivers are affecting the growth of species on mountaintops in the Green and White Mountains.

    Tags:

    • climate change
    • timber harvest
    • land use
    • imagery
    • acid rain
    • forests
    • red spruce
    • sugar maple
    • forestry

    Themes:

    • forest ecosystems
    • climate change