Sierra Summit

Conversations and observations about California's mountains

September 12, 2008
Journal of Forestry article now online
In a recent blog, I wrote about an important new article about climate change in the Journal of Forestry, the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. 

But there was a problem - the article was available online to subscribers only.  

Now you can read it for yourself. 

My thanks to the Society of American Foresters ( which publishes the Journal, for making this happen. And without further adieu, here's the piece (remember to click on View Now - PDF tab once the page opens):

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The Author
Tom Knudson lives in the Sierra Nevada and travels widely throughout the range. His hobbies include fly-fishing, backpacking and cross-country skiing. He is the recipient of numerous journalistic awards, including two Pulitzer Prizes, one for a 1992 Sacramento Bee series "Sierra in Peril," a watershed work about environmental threats to the mountain range. E-mail Tom at

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