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Cedar Waxing or Waning? The Potential to Save Yellow-Cedar Trees Using Adaptive Management
This article is from Issue Scientific Models in Adaptive Management - Vol. 17 No. 1.
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As the climate changes, the tree species living in a forest may also change. This change means that some trees species may die and new species may move into the area. Scientists find it difficult to know for sure whether tree movement and tree death result from a changing climate. Other factors, not related to climate, may also cause a forest’s tree species to change. The cause of yellow-cedar death was unknown for many years. The scientists in this study spent 20 years discovering the probable cause of yellow-cedar death.
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