Tag: Forests

USask research aims to identify how ‘thirsty’ forests affect water availability

Most water used in agriculture and urban areas comes from sources originating in forest landscapes. Rainfall is usually first consumed by trees in large...

New Research Recommends Systematic Approach to Forest and Water Supply Management

New research from UBC Okanagan suggests a systematic approach to forest and water supply research may yield an improved assessment and understanding of connections...

Planting Forests Permanently Reduces Regional Water Availability: Study

River flow is reduced in areas where forests have been planted and does not recover over time, according to a new study. Rivers in some...

USask Study Explains Impact of Forest Management on Water Resources

New research by the University of Saskatchewan (USask) explained the impact of forest management on water resources. The study found that the amount of...

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