Land management actions on public and private forests and grasslands can be designed to achieve carbon outcomes while meeting other sustainable resource management objectives.
​​​​​​​Forests of the Midwest and Northeast significantly define the character, culture, and economy of this large region but face an uncertain future as the climate continues to change.
Tools to help professionals consider the potential effects of climate change on forests, and to design actions that can help ecosystems cope under changing conditions.

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There is growing momentum around tree planting as a tangible action that can retain and increase carbon storage on natural lands. Planting trees is one of many actions that we can take to address climate change that can also help to promote resilient,…

Individual tree species may respond differently to impending climate changes. Refer to these tools to better understand species tolerances and habitat suitability to inform forest management.

Forest Climate and Action Scorecards are designed to help private landowners consider the climate change in the context of their woods.

Assessment of the vulnerability of Austin, Texas's urban forest to climate change.

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 include climate change considerations in land management…