Regional Resources: Northeast

Key regional climate change and conservation resources are listed and linked by region and by state below.

Regional Resources

Landscapes: Improving Conservation Practices in the Northeast Megaregion

– NOAA, North Atlantic Region, Climate Portal, and Resource Library

New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers Climate Change Action Plan, 2001

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) (CO2 budget trading program of Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Maryland, and Vermont)

–  Siting Renewable Generation: The Northeast Perspective 

– Union of Concerned Scientists, Confronting Climate Change in the Northeast: Science, Impacts, and Solutions

– USDA Climate Hubs, Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: Northern Forests

– US EPA, Northeast Impacts and Adaptation

– US FWS, Northeast Region Coastal Programs, Landscape Conservation Cooperatives (map)North Atlantic LCC, Appalachian LCC

– US Global Change Research Program, Regional Climate Change Impacts, Northeast

Northeastern State Resources

Below are lists of the states and territories in the Land Trust Alliance’s Northeastern Region, which includes Chesapeake Bay. Click on a state or scroll down to access relevant conservation resources and state-specific climate change information.