Climate change poses challenges to successful Alaska yellow-cedar management, yet the species is of high ecological, economic, and cultural importance. A group of private and public entities is collaborating to integrate their research and data collection activities to address its decline and support an adaptive, multiple-use management model.
Resources and information on fires, smoke, and air quality in the Northwest region (AK, OR, ID, WA).
The U.S. Drought Monitor is produced through a partnership between the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Recent Additions

Agenda, recordings and links to drought-related resources from the 2020 Northwest Drought Workshop.

This page includes a growing list of climate change adaptation plans organized by audience level, including regional, state, county, Tribes, Tribal Nations, Indian Nations, Alaska Native Villages, community scales, and more.  

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…