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AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, NM, OR, TX, UT, WA, WY (includes Pacific Island Territories)

Need Some Good News? Congress Passes the Great American Outdoors Act

Congress today passed the Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA), a critical step to sustaining nature and everyone’s access to it. Like the Public Lands Act that passed last spring, GAOA delivers something to every part of the country. It does so by permanently funding the existing Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and creating a new fund to pay for necessary repairs and maintenance of park infrastructure.

Pacific Forest Trust: Carbon Projects to Mitigate Climate Change

The Pacific Forest Trust is a pioneer of approaches and standards used to create forest climate policies including carbon emissions reductions or offset projects which harness and protect the natural ability of forests to accumulate and hold carbon, acting as carbon “sinks” and providing essential climate benefits.

Pacifica Land Trust: Restoration and Managed Retreat of Pacific State Beach

In California Pacifica Land Trust works with other partners to restore wetlands and implement a managed retreat strategy for Pacifica State Beach to reduce flooding risks.

Priority Agenda Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America’s Natural Resources

The Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience’s Priority Agenda Enhancing the Climate Resilience of America’s Natural Resources is the result of an interagency effort to inventory and assess current policies, programs, and regulations.

Raise Climate Change Awareness in Your Community

Encourage climate change awareness in your community by focusing on local or regional impacts. Highlight those changes your audience might have already noticed. Because climate impacts vary, you will need to be alert for climate change impacts in your specific region. Once you’ve identified a few impacts, think about how they might affect your community.

Regional Impacts: West

Regional Impacts: West

Regional Resources: West

Regional Resources: West

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Reshaping the Energy Future: Renewable Energy and Land Trusts

Land trusts can play an important role in renewable energy development. This publication offers specific guidance on ways that land trusts can participate in renewable energy siting planning and implementation to support improved conservation outcomes in the context of a changing climate.

Resources: Alaska

Resources: Alaska