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Most of the Lodgepole Pine in the Pacific Northwest and B.C. will be lost by 2080, according to a new study.  Pine will lose out to more drought tolerant Douglas fir and Larch as the climate changes. Read more in this article:  Lodgepole pine loss

For those thinking about what kind of christmas tree is greenest, a post from the Oregon Cooperative Extension.  Of course they recommend an Oregon grown tree, but read on:  Greenest Christmas Tree

Recent article suggests warming forests may soak up less carbon: Forests soak up carbon, but for how long?

Pine Beetle Story:  story.html

A newly produced map of worldwide forest heights.  The Pacific Northwest has some of the tallest:  Forest Map

Inventory in Seattle to value urban trees:  valuing trees

A newly revised cemetary tree walk brochure is available.  You can see it here:  cemetary walk 09   as well as under the publications tab in our blog header.

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