Conservation in a Changing Climate offers resources to support land trust’s ongoing work to protect the places we love. Climate change presents a host of new management challenges, as well as opportunities for planning interventions that can help communities mitigate and adapt to changing conditions.
Resources in this Library can be searched by term, geographically by region, or according to what “land type” or “climate impact” relates to the content. Content is also organized and searchable by types of posts, including geospatial tools, webinars, websites, publications, as well as funding opportunities and technical assistance programs. Key resources are tagged with the themes of “learn,” “plan,” “adapt,” and “inspire“. You can use the advanced search bar to match “any” or “all” combinations of terms to limit or expand your results.
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Recent research shows that unchecked warming pollution could bring concurrent climate crises to U.S. cities by midcentury — and that emissions cuts could reduce the risk.More »
While unified in their mission to protect the landscapes we love, land trusts across the nation are responding to resource management challenges in various ways. These case studies highlight examples different approaches to achieving strategic conservation planning, building resilience through vulnerability assessments, and adaptation and mitigation projects. Youth education efforts that provide introductory information about climate change that will be necessary for the conservationists of tomorrow are also highlighted. You can also search by region or by using the advanced search option.More »