AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV (includes Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands)
Strategic Conservation – Additional Resources
In the Climate of Conservation in America: 50 Stories in 50 States USFWS highlights various was resource managers are responding to change.
WRI’s Western U.S. Wildfires and the Climate Change Connection Fact Sheet reports that over the past 30 years there has been a fourfold increase in the number of large and long-duration forest fires in the American West. Size of wildfires has been increasing, with more than half the U.S. Western states experiencing their largest wildfire on record since 2000, and the length of the fire season has expanded by 2.5 months.
Southeast land trusts came together during a workshop hosted by the NOAA Coastal Services Center and Land Trust Alliance to discuss climate adaptation challenges around land protection and communication and share resources and ideas to help with these challenges.