Demonstration sites aim si to compare the usual forest management done without any consideration to climate change and adaptive forest management anticipating future climate.In the frame of REINFFORCE we set up 41 sites to monitor the efficiency of adptive measures. On each site we have a control with business as usual management and adaptive management. Usually, there is also a climatic data collection linked to this sites.
Climatic risk addressed/ Management alternative
Site preparation mainly removing any old tree and applying methods for soil cultivation.