Inside the School of Natural Resources

Eric North, assistant professor of practice at SNR, examines a tree core under a microscope. | Courtesy image
Eric North, assistant professor of practice at SNR, examines a tree core under a microscope. | Courtesy image

Bigger, Faster, Weaker? When tree growth is more than just size

Eric North, of SNR, created two new formulas that lay the groundwork for answering when a tree has lived its best life. If his study results are replicated and implemented, it would give cities an opportunity for economic gain while also giving the tree a second life as usable lumber. Continue reading…

Originally published March 13, 2019 - Submit an Item