Managing Lands Under Climate Change

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Moving Forward - Strategies in Action

These basic strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation in forest management have gained recognition and momentum over the past several years. However, forest managers are now at the point where they are attempting to translate these broad approaches into on-the-ground actions. Many on-the-ground efforts are still nascent, however the following provide some examples of how decision-makers have implemented specific actions under these broad approaches.

See more about forest adaptation efforts by visiting the CCRC Adaptation Examples section.

The Grand Canyon Trust re-introduced beaver to a montane environment in southern Utah to restore riparian areas and wetlands that can help hold water on the landscape. Credit: Mark HavnesThe Grand Canyon Trust re-introduced beaver to a montane environment in southern Utah to restore riparian areas and wetlands that can help hold water on the landscape. Credit: Mark Havnes

  New road crossings on the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Virginia help to restore stream connectivity, easing passage for species like brook trout that may be harmed by higher water temperatures. New road crossings on the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Virginia help to restore stream connectivity, easing passage for species like brook trout that may be harmed by higher water temperatures.

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