Climate Change

  • PDF Preview of the Spotlight on Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site
    In 1908, the Forest Service established a system of experimental forests and ranges (EFRs) to be set aside for environmental…

    Spotlight – Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site

  • PDF preview of Wild Ways FACTivity.
    The question you will answer in this FACTivity is: How might climate change affect species in my state? Materials: Access…

    FACTivity – Wild Ways

  • PDF preview of Everything But the Carbon Sink FACTivity.
    The questions you will answer in this FACTivity are: What are the characteristics of an area identified as a carbon…

    FACTivity – Everything but the Carbon Sink

  • PDF preview of Mangrove Mania FACTivity.
    All the world’s ice can be divided into two types: sea ice (icebergs) and sheet ice (ice on land). Although…

    FACTivity – Mangrove Mania

  • The Woodsy Owl edition examines research on a variety of topics including how climate change affects owls in the Southwest,…

    The Woodsy Owl Edition – Vol. 1 No. 22

  • Which Wood Would You Choose Factivity PDF
    In this FACTivity, your class will consider the tradeoffs discussed in “Which Wood You Choose?” and work toward a solution.…

    FACTivity – Which Wood You Choose?

  • PDF preview of Grow Where You're Planted article.
    In this article, students will learn about how different planting elevations can affect Jeffrey and ponderosa pines’ survival, growth, and…

    Grow Where You’re Planted – Testing How New Planting Elevations Affect Jeffrey and Ponderosa Pines

  • PDF preview of Grow Where You're Planted FACTivity.
    In this FACTivity, you will research plants growing in your USDA hardiness zone and make predictions about how climate change…

    FACTivity – Grow Where You’re Planted

  • In “Grow Where You’re Planted,” students will learn about how different planting elevations can affect Jeffrey and ponderosa pines’ survival,…

    Grow Where You’re Planted – Vol. 1 No. 24

  • The cover for 'Which Wood You Choose' article. The main image is a photo of a canopy of bright green and yellow leafed tree branches.
    The scientists in this study were interested in exploring how the environmental conditions for wildlife species might change as landowners…

    Which Wood You Choose? – Forest Landowners’ Selection of Trees for Planting Forests Can Have Different Outcomes