Trees and drought

This briefing sheet by Owen Davies of the Forest Stewardship Council© with input from Forest Research, outlines the key issues around the negative effects trees can have on water availability.

Trees can affect water scarcity
Trees can affect water scarcity

Trees can have negative effects when water is scarce, so we need a fuller understanding of the impact of forests on both flooding and drought. This briefing sheet by Owen Davies of the Forest Stewardship Council© with input from Forest Research, outlines key issues to consider.

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