W8: Impacts of Climate Change on Pinyon Pine Cone Production

For this discussion we will examine a case study about the the impact of climate change on plant reproduction. The plant we will talk about is the Pinyon Pine. Pinon pine plants are a mast producing species and their reproduction can be impacted by temperature. In this discussion we will discuss the impact of increasing temperatures on Pinyon Pine Production.
Watch these videos on climate change:
Climate Change 101
Plants and Climate Change

Read this background information Pinyon Pine:
Eastern Region State and Private Forestry

Read through the attached case study pinyon_pine.pdf and answer any 4 questions from the case study. You must answer at least one question from each section. You do not need to complete section IV. Write your post in a narrative format based on your answers.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/3play_1/climate-change-101-with-bill-nye-the-science/

https://www.fs.usda.gov/r9