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Interesting Research News and Tools for Landowners – April 2016

Posted: April 14, 2016

Throughout the month we receive notice of interesting and relevant research and items. These items come from partner organizations. We'll use this space to share these items with you.

Trees Deal with Climate Change Better Than Expected
The bend-don’t-break adaptability of trees extends to handling climate change, according to a new study that says forests may be able to deal with hotter temperatures and contribute less carbon dioxide to the atmosphere than scientists previously thought.

Beetle Species that Kills Forests Intercepted at Philly Port
Bug is first of its kind found in U.S., authorities say

Scientists have developed 'transparent wood' that can build windows, solar cells
Despite all our technological advances, wood remains one of our most reliable - and frequently used - building materials. And for good reason: it's strong, cheap, and, if properly managed, renewable.

Esri and USDA Forest Service Introduce Interactive Trove of Maps
Esri and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service announce the publication of Engagement Portfolio, a gallery of maps and apps that gives everyone access to US forestry data.

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