“When it comes to carbon sequestration and climate change adaptation, we can have our cake and eat it too,” says professor Andrew Larson, about his new research, highlighted in Science, on how tree density affects carbon storage.
Students in the Ecosystem Science & Restoration program are leading restoration projects around western Montana this month, including this workday at the Rock Creek-Clark Fork Confluence where volunteers planted 300+ native plants. Missoulian story pdf
The FireCenter received a grant from the Montana Research and Economic Development Initiative last summer to look at using drones in fire management. UM's Vision magazine recently profiled the work of Carl Seielstad, LLoyd Queen and the rest of the FireCenter team.
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