A new publication has highlighted the growing importance of adjusting forest management decisions as climate changes. Looking at the Midwest and Northeast regions the study sought to discover the concerns that land managers tend to plan for and how this influences adaptation strategies.
- Most frequent concerns were changes in the timing of rainfall, increased vegitation moisture, and forest pests.
- Adaptation strategies are not going to be one size fits all
- Where the land is and who owns it has a substantial influence on climate adaptation decisions