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  • Climate Change & Variability

    This program page contains scientific background and reference materials on climate change and variability. Our hope is that these resources will facilitate discussions and programs aimed at adapting to and slowing down climate change.

  • Autumn leaf discoloration

    Published on September 15, 2017
    Broad-leaved trees often host late season leaf discoloration. The cooler and wetter growing season favors the growth of common leaf fungi.

  • Forest sustainability

    Published on February 4, 2016
    The concept of sustainability increasingly appears in discussions about natural resources, forests in particular. While the concept of sustainability is far from new, the ways in which it has been defined and applied has evolved over time.

  • Forest evolution

    Published on March 4, 2015
    Climate change is certain to create new physical environments for forests. Forests will certainly take on new forms. What, exactly, those forms will be has researchers and resource managers thinking.

  • Let the forest grow?

    Published on August 29, 2016
    Simple questions sometimes have rather complicated answers, and there may actually be several answers or potential outcomes. Forest management is this way, with answers that incorporate far more than just trees or even forests.

  • How will climate change impact the food system? (Part 1)

    Published on August 7, 2017
    An exploration of how climate change may impact food system sectors on local, regional and global scales

  • The pasture isn’t always greener on the other side: Or is it?

    Published on November 7, 2016
    MSU Lake City Research Center helps to lead way in developing new regenerative grasslands certification.

  • Examining animal agriculture, alternative proteins amid climate change concerns

    Published on February 3, 2020
    Michigan State University is working with the beef industry and stakeholders to help ensure that producers are equipped to face the future of alternative proteins and other food trends.