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Working Lands

Working lands not only provide ecological and intrinsic values – they are offer security and protection of the county’s sources of foods and fiber and jobs for millions of Americans.

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Learn About Climate Change

Despite uncertainties about pace and magnitude, climate change is a reality. Land trusts are working to understand and account for climate changes in their work. By learning about climate change, conservation groups are better equip to reduce risks and build resilient systems that support long-term stewardship objectives.

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Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice

The National Wildlife Federation’s Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting Adaptation Principles into Practice looks at how climate change already is affecting the nation’s wildlife and habitats, and addresses how natural resource managers will need to prepare for and adapt to these unprecedented changes.

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Why Plan for Climate Change

Plan for Climate Change

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Resources: Kentucky

Resources: Kentucky

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The Nature Conservancy CA – Connecting Multiple Resource Benefit Management to Resiliency Planning

To inform management decisions in the region, TNC-CA and partners conducted comprehensive climate change planning and vulnerability assessments for this area. The climate change planning effort began by identifying six key species and habitats in the Mount Hamilton project area.

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Urban Spaces

The landscape of urban open spaces can range from playing fields to highly maintained environments to relatively natural landscapes. Urban open spaces can be well protected due to conservation status, but unprotected areas may especially be at risk due to development pressures. As dense population centers, urban areas have opportunities to embrace “smart growth” to balance development needs with important ecological, economic, and social benefits of open spaces.

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Coastal Conservation Networking Partnership

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Manage Agricultural Lands for Climate Change

Climate change has already been linked to changes in crop distributions, productivity. and viability, as well as increased drought and fire disturbance. As temperatures continue to warm, these changes will continue. To address current and future challenges, land trusts involved in working farms or farmland conservation are taking steps to manage agricultural lands for climate change.

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Manage Forests for Climate Change

Climate change is already altering fire regimes, invasive plant and insect dispersal, and disease occurrence in forests across the United States. As average global temperature continues to warm, these changes will continue, presenting greater challenges to efforts to sustainably manage forests lands.

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