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Climate Facts from the Pacific Northwest (complete series)

The Pacific Northwest Region (Region 6) Climate Change Team has created a series of fact sheets outlining what climate change means for the Pacific Northwest. The first issue gives a big picture view of climate change in the region and how it has been affecting temperatures, and rain and snow…

CSLN Bulletin: Arctic Matters - how a warming arctic may bring more extreme weather

This factsheet, produced by the Climate Smart Land Network, delves into an active area of climate research that is investigating how warming may affect atmospheric circulation and lead to more extreme weather. This is a one-page factsheet, to view the full-length bulletin, visit the…

Drought and Invasive Species Webinar Summary

In September 2017, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Office of Sustainability and Climate, hosted a webinar that explored drought issues related to invasive plant species. In this webinar, scientists discussed how droughts and climatic changes affect invasive species, both directly…

Drought and Forest Ecosystems

In April 2017, the U.S. Forest Service Office of Sustainability and Climate hosted a webinar focused on drought and forest ecosystems. Scientists discussed how the ecological effects of drought and a changing climate interact with those of wildfire, insects, disease, and other stressors. They also…

Fisheries: Responding to Drought and Water Challenges

In January 2017, the U.S. Forest Service’s Office of Sustainability and Climate hosted a webinar that explored the impact of a changing climate— particularly warming temperatures, flooding, and drought events— on coldwater fisheries. Scientists highlighted the impacts of such extremes on various…

Eastern Region Drought Workshop Fact Sheet

In 2017, drought workshops were held in each region for Forest Service staff, researchers, and partners to examine the role that drought or water surplus plays in delivering a suite of ecosystem services. This fact sheet summarizes the topics discussed in the Eastern Region workshop.

Southern Region Drought Workshop Fact Sheet

In 2017, drought workshops were held in each region for Forest Service staff, researchers, and partners to examine the role that drought or water surplus plays in delivering a suite of ecosystem services. This fact sheet summarizes the topics discussed in the Southern Region workshop.

Pacific Northwest Region Drought Workshop Fact Sheet

In 2017, drought workshops were held in each region for Forest Service staff, researchers, and partners to examine the role that drought or water surplus plays in delivering a suite of ecosystem services. This fact sheet summarizes the topics discussed in the Pacific Northwest Region workshop.

Pacific Southwest Region Drought Workshop Fact Sheet

In 2017, drought workshops were held in each region for Forest Service staff, researchers, and partners to examine the role that drought or water surplus plays in delivering a suite of ecosystem services. This fact sheet summarizes the topics discussed in the Pacific Southwest Region workshop.

Intermountain Region Drought Workshop Fact Sheet

In 2017, drought workshops were held in each region for Forest Service staff, researchers, and partners to examine the role that drought or water surplus plays in delivering a suite of ecosystem services. This fact sheet summarizes the topics discussed in the Intermountain Region workshop.

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