New research from the University of the District of Columbia shows that understanding what people know and perceive is key to designing effective educational programs.
FireCLIME VA is a tool designed to assess ecosystem vulnerability to the effects of fire and climate regime change. It also facilitates the comparison of different ecosystem management strategies under various climate scenarios for reducing the undesirable impacts of climate on wildfire regimes and of wildfire on natural ecosystems
The USDA Midwest Climate Hub and the Indiana State Climate Office (at Purdue) will provide a 1.5 day workshop on regional research, management, and monitoring needs with an emphasis on herbicide/pesticide drift issues.

Map of United States defining the geographic region covered by each climate hub

 

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Agroforestry contributes to climate change mitigation in three ways. (1) Sequestering carbon in biomass and soils, (2) reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and (3) avoiding emissions through reduced fossil fuel and energy usage on farms.
NRCS has expanded planning and funding related to climate smart farming practices for farms. 
Nurseries and greenhouses are intensive production spaces where careful water management is critical to business. As the climate changes, there will be more periods of hot and dry weather in the region. Efficiently managing water resources will be essential…
New research from the University of the District of Columbia shows that understanding what people know and perceive is key to designing effective educational programs.
Seneca Nation youth learn ways to make weather-informed decisions for their working lands.