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Sustaining Forests in a Changing Environment

Sustaining Mixed Oak, Allegheny, and Northern Hardwood Forests

[Pohot] an overview of northern hardwood forests from a tower at the Kane Experimental ForestWe will understand, quantify, and manage the factors that sustain all of the elements of these forests – focusing on trees, other plants, and wildlife communities, especially songbirds The current focus of our wildlife research is on songbirds due to staff expertise. If we are successful in adding capacity in this area during this research period, either through cooperation or recruitment of new staff, we will seek to broaden our taxonomic base. Songbirds are a particularly good indicator of climate change impacts and habitat changes. – through all stages of stand development.

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Last Modified: 01/21/2010