Link to: Conservation
Link to: Adaptation
Link to: Health & Productivity
The resilience of BC’s forests will be adversely impacted by climate change. To better understand these impacts, the Ministry has established long-term field trials to measure the genetic differentiation between and within tree species, and their responses to different climatic variable (e.g. temperature and precipitation) and latitude.
See the Assisted Migration and Adaptation Trial.
Adaptation Panel Photo: Dr. Greg O’Neill, RPF, and Scott King, RPF, Assisted Migration and Adaptation Trial. Golden, BC. Credit: Brian Barber, 2018.