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1.	Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.
Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.

 

1.	Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.
Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.

 

1.	Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.
Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.

 

1.	Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.
Urbanization could significantly reduce forest cover in the South.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.

 

Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.
Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation.  Photo credit: Larry Korhnak, courtesy of Interface South.

Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
Growing population will reduce the forest base for recreation. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

3.	Loss of forest could impact water quality across the South. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
Loss of forest could impact water quality across the South. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

3.	Loss of forest could impact water quality across the South. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
Loss of forest could impact water quality across the South. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

4.	More frequent and severe forest fires are forecast for the Southeast. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
More frequent and severe forest fires are forecast for the Southeast. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

4.	More frequent and severe forest fires are forecast for the Southeast. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
More frequent and severe forest fires are forecast for the Southeast. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

With more wildfires, community firefighting capacities could be challenged. Photo credit: Federal Emergency Management Agency.
With more wildfires, community firefighting capacities could be challenged. Photo credit: Federal Emergency Management Agency.

With more wildfires, community firefighting capacities could be challenged. Photo credit: US Forest Service.
With more wildfires, community firefighting capacities could be challenged. Photo credit: US Forest Service.

The spread of invasive plants such as Japanese climbing fern could severely impact native species. Photo credit: Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, courtesy of Forestry Images.
The spread of invasive plants such as Japanese climbing fern could severely impact native species. Photo credit: Ted Bodner, Southern Weed Science Society, courtesy of Forestry Images.

The spread of invasive plants such as golden bamboo could severely impact native species. Photo credit: Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia, courtesy of Forestry Images.
The spread of invasive plants such as golden bamboo could severely impact native species. Photo credit: Chuck Bargeron, University of Georgia, courtesy of Forestry Images.

A keystone species in longleaf pine forests, the gopher tortoise has already been listed as threatened by three southern states. Photo credit: Craig O’Neal, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
A keystone species in longleaf pine forests, the gopher tortoise has already been listed as threatened by three southern states. Photo credit: Craig O’Neal, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Eastern brook trout could be threatened by rising stream temperatures and loss of forest cover. Photo credit: US Fish & Wildlife Service.
Eastern brook trout could be threatened by rising stream temperatures and loss of forest cover. Photo credit: US Fish & Wildlife Service.

Northern flying squirrels are already on the endangered list due to loss of forest. Photo credit: Larry Masters, US Fish & Wildlife Service.
Northern flying squirrels are already on the endangered list due to loss of forest. Photo credit: Larry Masters, US Fish & Wildlife Service.

8.	Future demands for wood for energy are still uncertain. Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Future demands for wood for energy are still uncertain. Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

8.	Future demands for wood for energy are still uncertain. Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Future demands for wood for energy are still uncertain. Photo credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory.


Last Modified: 05/19/2011

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