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The Northern Forests Climate Hub assists natural resource managers, woodland owners, and others interested in forests to integrate climate change information into planning, decision making, and management activities.
Residential street trees are affected by stresses such as pests and diseases, increased temperatures, and extreme weather events that can be compounded by climate change. Photo Credit: Lindsay Darling, The Morton Arboretum
The rapid pace of climate change may exceed the ability of many species to adapt in place or migrate to suitable habitats, and this fundamental mismatch raises the possibility of extinction or local extirpation. Assisted migration, human-assisted movement…