Trees Will Adapt, Migrate or Die

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Trees Will Adapt, Migrate or Die Barbara Crane, US Forest Service, National Forest System¬†(SePPCon 2016) Barbara Crane, USFS, describes special considerations for trees. ¬†Because the are long-lived, they cannot respond quickly to multiple threats from pathogens, fire, drought and climate change. Rates of historic migration of 300 to 1200 ft/yr cannot keep up with the […]

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What’s New for Torreya taxifolia, North Ameica’s Rarest Conifer?

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Emily E. D. Coffey, Ph.D., Atlanta Botanical Garden Torreya taxifolia, known as the Florida Torreya, is one of the rarest conifers in the world. Once found as a canopy tree, Torreya is an evergreen dioecious tree endemic to a narrow range of bluffs and ravines adjacent to the Apalachicola River in northwest Florida and extreme […]

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