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Anticipate Uncertainty When Planning for Climate Change

Not only are climate change impacts difficult to predict, but even the causes of climate change — carbon dioxide and methane emissions — are variable, leading to uncertainties in impact scenario projections.

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Manage Grasslands and Prairie Habitats for Climate Change

Grasslands cover approximately 400 million acres of the contiguous United States.Despite their extensive distribution, grasslands and the neighboring deserts that make up more arid regions are sensitive ecosystems that can be vulnerable to extreme changes in temperature and shifts in precipitation. Land trusts are working to manage grasslands for climate change to protect the biodiversity, habitats, and ecosystem services these landscapes provide.

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National Map

The National Map (formerly “National Atlas”) is a Department of Interior map-making tool that helps researchers analyze issues related to climate change, carbon in the environment, biodiversity loss, and changes in ecosystems.

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Urban Spaces

The landscape of urban open spaces can range from playing fields to highly maintained environments to relatively natural landscapes. Urban open spaces can be well protected due to conservation status, but unprotected areas may especially be at risk due to development pressures. As dense population centers, urban areas have opportunities to embrace “smart growth” to balance development needs with important ecological, economic, and social benefits of open spaces.

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Helping Your Woodland Adapt to a Changing Climate

Helping Your Woodland Adapt to a Changing Climate summarizes the drivers, impacts, and forest adaptation responses to climate change.

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2016 Will Be Hottest Year, UN Climate Meeting Told

2016 is set to be the hottest year on record by a significant margin, with temperatures that are 2.2˚F (1.2˚C) above pre-industrial times, the World Meteorological Organization told diplomats gathered in Marrakech, Morocco, to discuss international action to limit global warming to less than 2˚C by the end of the century.

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Lowell Leaders in Stewardship – Youth Education Program

Lowell Leaders in Stewardship is an after-school environmental education program that offers STEM-based environmental education programs.

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Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality

Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil and Water Quality provides an explanation of cover crops as well as an overview of the advantages and disadvantages of introducing them on working agricultural lands.

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Resources: Oklahoma

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