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Although the effects of climate on species richness are known, regional processes
may lead to different species richness–climate relationships across continents
Insect and disease infestations pose major threats to several North American forest tree species.
North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.
Urban trees serve a critical conservation function by supporting arthropod and vertebrate communities but are often subject to arthropod pest infestations.
Drought is a recurrent stress to forests, causing periodic forest mortality with enormous economic and environmental costs.
The evidence is mounting around the compounding benefits of the urban forest. We know trees in cities clean air and water, reduce energy demands, and improve the people's overall quality of life.
This brochure is a self-guided tour visiting trees of special interest on the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut. The University of Connecticut Campus Arboretum serves as both an
Can urban trees and city winter weather protocols peacefully co-exist? Join us for a discussion of the latest research findings related to successfully growing trees under these conditions. Dr.
The American chestnut, whitebark pine, and several species of ash in the eastern United States are just a few of the North American tree species that have been functionally lost or are in jeopardy of being lost due to outbreaks of pathogens and insect p