Most forests in the eastern U.S. are young and growing fast. A new study published this week in the journal Ecology shows the potential for younger forests to maintain their valuable carbon 'sink' capacity for many decades to come -- but not in the way you might expect.
A detailed case study in the journal Rhodora, authored by 4 Harvard Forest colleagues and a Summer Research Program alumnus, explores 250 years of land-use history in the Simes Tract of Petersham, where scientists began the long-term
This January, ten Harvard students spent a week exploring the Harvard Forest landscape, immersed in the study of real-world ecological and conservation questions. Our 5th annual Winter Break Weekfeatured hands-on workshops and field tri
On December 1, researchers from the Harvard Forest were among a group of seventeen scientists to submit a public comment to the EPA's proposed Clean Power Plan. The effort was coordinated by the Harvard Forest-based Science Policy Exchange.