Wednesday Nite @ the Lab
"The Uncertain Future of Yellowstone in a Warmer World with More Fire" by Monica Turner
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Greater Yellowstone–one of the world’s most iconic and beloved landscapes–faces an uncertain future. Fire is a natural process that has shaped the landscape for thousands of years, and the native species are well adapted to large, severe forest fires. However, climate warming is increasing fire activity and starting to transform forests throughout the world. Yellowstone will look different in the decades ahead, but how, when and why will it change?