Northern Wisconsin and Western Upper Michigan Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Synthesis

This assessment evaluates the vulnerability of forest ecosystems in the Laurentian Mixed Forest Province of northern Wisconsin and western Upper Michigan under a range of future climates. Information on current forest conditions, observed climate trends, projected climate changes, and impacts to forest ecosystems was considered in order to assess vulnerability to climate change.  It is one of a series of similar assessments within the Northwoods. Over 40 managers and researchers contributed to the report, from a range of federal, state, tribal, non-profit, and private organizations. Download the full assessment or view a 4-page summary of the report.