Latest Northern Forests Climate Hub Additions

A new suite of resources assembled by the USDA Forest Service and the nonprofit American Forests that delivers strategies designed specifically for urban forests and offers a climate adaptation menu rather than a prescription.
Soil, land and water conservation districts across the Midwest and Northern forests region are beginning to integrate climate change into near and long-term planning. To help with this integration, the Northern Forests Climate Hub has prepared a list of…
There is growing momentum around tree planting as a tangible action that can retain and increase carbon storage on natural lands. Planting trees is one of many actions that we can take to address climate change that can also help to promote resilient, healthy…
Individual tree species may respond differently to impending climate changes. Refer to these tools to better understand species tolerances and habitat suitability to inform forest management.
Forest Climate and Action Scorecards are designed to help private landowners consider the climate change in the context of their woods.
Assessment of the vulnerability of Austin, Texas's urban forest to climate change.
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.