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  • Cover for the 'Cedar Waxing or Waning' article. The main image is a photograph of a heavily wooded forest.
    As the climate changes, the tree species living in a forest may also change. This change means that some trees…

    Cedar Waxing or Waning? The Potential to Save Yellow-Cedar Trees Using Adaptive Management

  • Illustration of scientist taking notes on a tree in the summer time in one half, and the other half during the winter.
    Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    Sunlight is the source of energy for plants, which create food through photosynthesis. Photosynthesis occurs in the foliage, or the…

    Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays: Lodgepole Pine Adaptation to Different Environmental Conditions (Spanish)

  • 2 kids rollerblading in a park with a city skyline behind them
    The scientists in this study were asked to determine the current status of urban forests in the United States.

    Made in the Shade: The Current Situation and Possible Future of U.S. Urban Forests

  • 2 kids rollerblading in a park with a city skyline behind them
    The scientists in this study were asked to determine the current status of urban forests in the United States.

    Made in the Shade: The Current Situation and Possible Future of U.S. Urban Forests (Spanish)

  • A PDF preview of the Fuels and Fire Spotlight featuring an illustration of the fire triangle and photos of a ground fire, surface fire, and crown fire.
    This fact sheet explains the fire triangle and three types of fire found in the forest: ground fire, surface fire,…

    Spotlight – Fuels and Fire Fact Sheet

  • Black and white illustration of an owl bringing back a bug to their babies nestled in the hollow of a tree trunk.
    When pairs of flammulated owls get ready to reproduce, they must find a place to build their nest. They need…

    Turn that Radio Down! Tracking the Busy Life of Flammulated Owl Dads

  • PDF preview of the Spanish version of
    When pairs of flammulated owls get ready to reproduce, they must find a place to build their nest. They need…

    Turn that Radio Down! Tracking the Busy Life of Flammulated Owl Dads (Spanish)

  • Illustration from the cover of
    Scientists have known that there is a difference between the sun’s visible radiation and invisible ultraviolet radiation from the sun.…

    What You See Is Not What You Get: The Difference Between Sunlight and Ultraviolet Radiation

  • Finding Ways to Soak up the Rays Word Search.
    Test your knowledge on photosynthesis, biomass, and elevation.

    Word Search – Finding Ways to Soak Up the Rays

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    Test your science knowledge with a word search.

    Word Search – Made in the Shade

  • PDF preview of the word search for
    After reading “Turn That Radio Down!,” test your understanding with this word search.

    Word Search – Turn That Radio Down!