climate change in Minnesota

$50 Million Project to Study the Effects of Climate Change in MN

The project is called SPRUCE (Spruce and Peatland Responses Under Climatic and Environmental Change) and is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. It’s a collaborative effort between the USDA Forest Service and Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. The planned experimental site is a bog within the Marcell Experimental Forest (MEF; N 47° 30.171’, […]

Climate Change and MN Forest Management

Comprehensive article with stats, studies, and advice for landowners on how to manage land during ever-changing times at MY Minnesota HERE. “With … an increasingly clear trend of increasing temperatures, particularly in winter, in Minnesota, a great deal of recent attention has been focused on the future of Minnesota’s forests.”