Featured in Compass Magazine: Here Today or Here to Stay?
Some disturbances come and go, leaving forests no worse for the wear.
Hailstorms, insect defoliations, and light prescribed fires, for example, commonly occur early in the growing season, but, because of the timing and nature of these disturbances, trees and other vegetation may quickly regrow leaves after the damage is done. In such cases, even the most extreme damage diminishes by mid-summer.
Click here to read an article in Compass Magazine featuring ForWarn and its assessment of seasonal disturbance impacts.