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Midwest

IA, IL, IN, KS, OH, OK, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD, WI (includes the Great Lakes)

Resources: Wisconsin

Resources: Wisconsin

Restoring the Great Lakes’ Coastal Future: Technical Guidance for the Design and Implementation of Climate-Smart Restoration Projects

Restoring the Great Lakes’ Coastal Future: Technical Guidance for the Design and Implementation of Climate-Smart Restoration Projects provides guidance on incorporating current and anticipated climate change impacts into restoration projects in the Great Lakes region.

Review of Literature on Climate Change and Forest Diseases of Western North America

Review of Literature on Climate Change and Forest Diseases of Western North America offers a detailed summary of the relationships between climate and various types of tree diseases and the potential effects of climate change on pathogens in western North American forests.

Spatial Data Visualization Tools

Resource list of key spatial data visualization tools.

Strategic Conservation – Additional Resources

Strategic Conservation – Additional Resources

The Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States

In the Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States USFWS highlights various was resource managers are responding to change.

The State of Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region

EcoAdapt’s Great Lakes Program aims to survey, catalog, and assess climate adaptation activities in the Great Lakes region. The State of Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region Final Report, published in 2012, details natural resource management and conservation efforts in relation to climate change, and discusses capacity building efforts and adaptation policies as well as infrastructure planning and development.

TNC Climate Wizard

The Nature Conservancy’s Climate Wizard was developed by TNC scientists along with partners at the University of Washington and the University of Southern Mississippi. Climate Wizard aims to make climate data more widely available in a user-friendly format to anyone that wants to understand the potential impacts of climate change. This free interactive visualization tool allows users to drill down in both time and space and see the climate change that has occurred to date and the climate change expected to come at a resolution of 12 or 50-square kilometers anywhere in the world.

Trending: CBS Climate Reckoning Documentary

A new CBS News documentary “A Climate Reckoning in the Heartland” looks at how the devastating floods that ravaged the Midwest this spring are forcing farmers to reckon with a “new reality” with climate change.

US Climate Resilience Toolkit

The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit provides scientific tools, information, and expertise to help people manage their climate-related risks and opportunities, and improve their resilience to extreme events.