New Briefing paper! Forest Type Conversion

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Read the newest briefing paper on Forest Type Conversion.

This briefing paper was developed based on research by Christopher H. Guiterman, Ellis Q. Margolis, Craig D. Allen, Donald A. Falk, and Thomas W. Swetnam, and was produced by the Forest Stewards Guild.

Forest type conversion is the permanent change of forest communities to another dominant vegetation type, like grassland or shrubfield. In some instances, such transitions have occurred following wildfires in the Southwest. Whether or not these changes represent permanent type conversions remains an open question, but new research… Read More.

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