Pacific Northwest Research Station

Researchers have found that land use can interact with climate change to intensify warming in high elevation meadow streams, and protecting and restoring streamside vegetation can help keep streams cool for the California golden trout. more »

Jan 18, 2016 3:00 PM News

A new report identifies natural resources that will be sensitive to a warmer climate in the North Cascades and offers management responses that will minimize adverse impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:00 AM , Features

The Earth’s soils store four times more carbon than the atmosphere and small changes in soil carbon storage can have a big effect on atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. more »

Oct 16, 2014 12:00 AM , Features

Alternative fuel treatments both reduced fire behavior, allowed for protection of homes more »

Jun 4, 2014 12:00 AM , Features

Woodland salamanders perform a vital ecological service in American forests by helping to mitigate the impacts of global warming. more »

Mar 18, 2014 12:00 AM , Features

As trees grow larger in even-aged stands, competition develops among them. more »

Dec 2, 2013 12:00 AM , Features

Retaining moderate levels of ‘slash’ linked to increased early growth in seedlings more »

Mar 12, 2013 12:00 AM , Features

Beargrass, a plant of many roles, is the focus of new report revealing shifting disturbances within its habitat. more »

Nov 27, 2012 12:00 AM , Features