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.
Adaptation Panel Photo: Dr. Greg O’Neill, RPF, and Scott King, RPF, Assisted Migration and Adaptation Trial. Golden, BC. Credit: Brian Barber, 2018.