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Genetic research helps forest scientists determine which trees can survive global warming

Research will inform forest planning efforts

Staff Report

FRISCO — Spanish scientists say they can use genetic data to help determine which pine trees are most vulnerable to climate change, and which trees might be able to thrive in a warmer world. 371 more words

Climate And Weather

Tiny little cabin in the woods

My father bought my mother a tiny little cabin in the woods.

We have come to it since I can remember.

We always had cousins come and we all slept in sleeping bags everywhere! 312 more words


Snow Day(s)

North Carolina finally decided to have winter this year after all, so the theme of the past two weeks has been “snow day!” Last week’s days off of school and work weren’t so much fun, because they were largely due to ice (and it sure did hang around in our neighborhood, since we have so many trees to shade the streets), but last night yielded a respectable amount of wet, heavy snow. 47 more words


Waving in the Wind

I noticed yesterday the first conspicuous silvery sheen from
the needles of the white pine waving in the wind. A small one
was conspicuous by the side of the road more than a quarter… 42 more words