U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Science Findings
November 2017

We ask a lot of our national forests. They are our recreation destinations, while providing habitat for numerous wildlife and plant species. They are a source of timber that supports jobs for rural communities and our cities’ water supplies. And they are vital in our nation’s efforts to address climate change.

“Forests store most of the carbon on the Earth’s surface, so forests are really important from a carbon perspective,” says Warren Cohen, a research forester with the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest (PNW) Research Station. Read more…

 

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