Change in Practices Could Result in More Carbon Storage, Less Greenhouse Gases
Over the last 20 years, Maine’s forests have become younger and less dense. As a result, forests are not providing the most climate benefits that they could through carbon sequestration and storage. However, more carbon could be stored over the next 100 years with less frequent harvests of smaller amounts of wood from each acre, according to new research from the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire.
Continuation of business-as-usual... Read more about Maine Forest Management Hampering Ability of Forests to Reap Climate Benefits