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Forests & Woodlands Topics from the Midwest Hub Region

  • Trillion trees - FAQs regarding tree planting

    Trees ready for planting

    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…

  • Tree species and climate change

    Trees on the Allegheny National Forest

    Individual tree species may respond differently to impending climate changes. Refer to these tools to better understand species tolerances and habitat suitability to inform forest management.

  • Adapting outdoor recreation to climate change

    North Country Trail Huron Manistee National Forest

    Climate change will alter the dynamics of outdoor recreation and the infrastructure that supports it in a number of ways, climate adaptation strategies and approaches can help managers thoughtfully…

  • Midwest U.S. Climate Resiliency Toolkit

    The Midwest includes agricultural lands, forests, and urban areas.

    Increasing humidity and precipitation and rising extreme temperatures are having negative impacts across the Midwest. Integrating climate adaptation into planning processes can help build adaptive…

  • Carbon and Wood-based bioenergy

    Log truck

    Management activities can have a substantial effect on greenhouse gas mitigation that extends beyond the carbon contained within forest ecosystems. Content from the USFS Climate Change Resource…

  • Forest Carbon and Land Management

    Forestry log camp

    Land management actions on public and private forests and grasslands can be designed to achieve carbon outcomes while meeting other sustainable resource management objectives.