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There is growing momentum around tree planting as a tangible action that can retain and increase carbon storage on natural lands. Planting trees is one of many actions that we can take to address climate change that can also help to promote resilient, healthy and productive forests.
Coastal forests and farmlands in parts of the Southeast are being negatively affected by saltwater intrusion and salinization. Elevated salinity levels cause crop yield declines, coastal forest loss, salt-tolerant invasive species takeover, eutrophication and marsh migration.
Take a closer look at how scientists use forest experiments to study forest response to extreme weather events, such as ice storms, drought, and warming. Learn about how these types of events impact northern hardwood forest ecosystems.
Since 2017, a group of Agricultural Research Service scientists, Natural Resources Conservation Service air quality experts and others have been working to understand agriculture, air quality and climate change in the Southwestern and Southern Plains Climate…