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Ridgeway Farms is an original homestead family farm that is part of the Kenai Peninsula farming community. Abby Ala and four generations of her family have been working the land since 1948 and are currently planning for future change.
Bushes Bunches has developed a long list of adaptation approaches and adoption strategies to address short and long-term climate impacts to their operation. Case study details are provided here.
Fire and forest management practices play important roles in the current and future success of huckleberry across the Northwest. As we learn more about huckleberry habitat locations, our ability to monitor and adapt management over the short and long-term…
Resources and information on drought in the Northwest region (AK, OR, ID, WA).
Recordings and presentations given at the Southeast Alaska Drought Workshop 7 May 2019 to help refine drought metrics for a temperate rainforest.
To understand potential crop success under future climate conditions – and what conditions might limit success – a tool has been developed that models site suitability by taking into consideration temperature factors (allowing for or limiting cultivation),…
Many tribal and non-tribal ranchers throughout the Great Basin either lack water access, or experience water shortages for their cattle operations. These shortages can negatively impact livestock grazing, an economic mainstay of tribal economies within the…
Rangelands of the Northwest are complex, interconnected systems covering nearly 100 million acres that are sensitive to drought, wildfire, invasive species and grazing. The large land extent and multiple ownerships characteristic of rangelands pose challenges…
The ShoreZone map tool can assist coastal managers in locating high-resolution images and video of the entire Pacific coast, which can be used for adaptation planning, restoration, conservation, recreation, and more.
The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a map released every Thursday, showing parts of the U.S. that are in drought. The map uses five classifications: abnormally dry (D0), showing areas that may be going into or are coming out of drought, and four levels of…