Conservation of Biological Diversity: Future Forests of the Northern U.S.

2017-05-16T20:23:02-05:00December 3rd, 2016|General News, Headlines|

2014 harvest to create early seral habitat in Warren Couty. Picture taken in June 2016. Photo by Steve Kallesser by Steve Kallesser, Division Chair Under the various storylines considered as part of the Future Forests methodology, several key findings were made.  Most pertinent to New Jersey, the oak-hickory forest cover type in forecast to decrease.  This is due to losses from both land use conversion (to urban uses) and from lack of disturbance (conversion to maple-beech-birch). This, combined with a gradual increase in [...]