Invasive species, including buckthorn, is a significant challenge for parks and trails across Greater Minnesota. This article provides a nice introduction to the background, impacts and treatment strategies for buckthorn.
This report draws on data from numerous sources to analyze 13 scenarios that consider future forest change in response to assumptions about land-use change, economic change, greenhouse gas emissions, climate change, forest growth, forest harvest, and other factors. Results are organized using the Montréal Process Criteria and Indicator framework.
Download the document at http://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/50448
For additional USFS research click here: http://www.fs.fed.us/research/
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