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Economics Topics from the Midwest Hub Region

  • Adapting outdoor recreation to climate change

    North Country Trail Huron Manistee National Forest

    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…

  • 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…

  • Storms and Stream-Crossings

    A newly constructed stream simulation culvert on the George Washington National Forest.

    Stream-crossings have a lower risk of failure if designed appropriately for the stream, and with consideration of current and future regional climate conditions. Careful evaluation of structure size…

  • Re-carbonizing Row Crop Farms

    Corn field with cover crop

    Natural Resources Specialist, Justin Mount, is improving producers’ understanding of crop system planning tools, specifically the Integrated Erosion Tool (IET). The IET is a web-served, geospatial,…

  • Agriculture in the Midwest

    top of corn plants

    The Midwest represents one of the most intense areas of agricultural production in the world and consistently affects the global economy. Agriculture is impacted by climate. Find out how and how…