Northwoods: Wisconsin/Michigan Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment Summary and Highlights

The area’s forests will increasingly be affected by a changing climate. Understanding these potential impacts is an important first step to sustaining healthy forests in the face of changing conditions. As part of the Northwoods Climate Change Response Framework project, more than 40 scientists and natural resource professionals collaborated to assess the vulnerability of forest ecosystems in northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s western Upper Peninsula.

S. Handler
Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science
USDA Forest Service