Natural Resources

A photo of researchers Jeff Garnas (left) and Matt Vadeboncoeur

Forest Impacts

What impact do nonnative pests and diseases have on the vegetation of the Northern Forest? How will climate change impact the range of the northern red oak, especially within the Northern Forest? Read More

Recent Stories

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