Latest Midwest Climate Hub Additions

Feral pigs, wild hogs, razorbacks, old world swine, wild boar… feral swine go by many names but they are all the same species as domesticated pigs found on farms: Sus scrofa. Feral swine are dangerous, destructive and invasive and they are a growing problem…
A series of case studies developed using Adaptation Resources for Agriculture in combination with the Adaptation Workbook
Climate change will alter the dynamics of outdoor recreation and the infrastructure that supports it in a number of ways, climate adaptation strategies and approaches can help managers thoughtfully include climate change considerations in land management…
Forests play a critical role in mitigating climate change by capturing carbon dioxide and storing carbon within soils and forest biomass. Management actions can be designed to maintain existing carbon stocks or enhance sequestration capacity while providing…
Wetlands are natural ecosystems that are inherently vulnerable to climate change impacts. The vulnerability of a wetland to regional climate changes is influenced by local characteristics such as soils, topography, location in the watershed, current and past…
NRCS programs and practices can help landowners achieve their goals while supporting climate adaptation. This series of brochures was designed to showcase NRCS practices that can support climate change adaptation responses.
A unique hands-on virtual training to consider the impacts of climate change adaptation responses in real-world natural resource management planning.
Small Acres Family Farm sits on 88 acres in Dearborn County in southeastern Indiana. The land has been in the family for years, but the Smalls returned to the farm within the last ten years. Their primary enterprise is grass-fed lamb, and 65 acres of the farm…
The USDA Midwest Climate Hub and the Indiana State Climate Office (at Purdue) will provide a 1.5 day workshop on regional research, management, and monitoring needs with an emphasis on herbicide/pesticide drift issues.
Increasing humidity and precipitation and rising extreme temperatures are having negative impacts across the Midwest. Integrating climate adaptation into planning processes can help build adaptive capacity to increase climate resilience. The U.S. Climate…