Drought Impacts on Forests in the Northern Forests

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Authors: 
USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub
Abstract: 
A 2 page, comprehensive science synthesis on effects of drought on the Northern Forests in the United States. Includes overview on projected drought for the Midwest and Northeast regions, list of drought impacts to forests, and Adaptation management actions. Management options will need to vary based on the vulnerability of the site to drought. Find more information at the Northern Forests Climate Hub page on Drought.