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Ecosystem Services from the Midwest Hub Region

  • Midwest U.S. Climate Resiliency Toolkit

    The Midwest includes agricultural lands, forests, and urban areas.

    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…

  • Forest Carbon and Land Management

    Forestry log camp

    Land management actions on public and private forests and grasslands can be designed to achieve carbon outcomes while meeting other sustainable resource management objectives.

  • Forested watersheds climate change adaptation

    Lakeshore

    Climate change will not affect all parts of a watershed in the same way. The local response and vulnerability of a watershed to regional climate changes will be influenced by soils, topography,…

  • Pollinators

    Photo taken at Reiman Gardens Butterfly Wing, Ames, IA

    Pollinators are responsible for assisting over 80% of the world's flowering plants. Without them, humans and wildlife wouldn't have much to eat or look at! Animals that assist plants in…