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Warming Winters

Featuring Pam Templer, Boston University, and David McMath, Vermont Land Trust, on March 19, 2020. This webinar was recorded as part of the Forest Adaptation Webinar Series, which was hosted by NIACS and the Forest Stewards Guild throughout 2020, focused on forests and climate change adaptation…

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Managing Emerald Ash Borer and Climate Change

Anthony D'Amato, University of Vermont, presents on Managing Emerald Ash Borer and Climate Change in Northeastern Forests. This presentation is from the Forest Adaptation Webinar Series, hosted by the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the Forest Stewards Guild, focuses on forests…

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Communicating for Climate Adaptation: Engaging for Positive Action

Part of a Forest Climate Adaptation webinar series presented by the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the Forest Stewards Guild, this video features Lisa Hayden of the New England Forestry Foundation and Eric Hansen of Ferrucci & Walicki, LLC presenting on engaging land…

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Regeneration Issues in Northeastern Forests

Presentation on how climate change is affecting forest regeneration in Northeastern forests featuring Kathryn Miller, National Park Service, and Chris Zimmerman, The Nature Conservancy on June 25, 2020.

Climate Adaptation strategies and approaches for forested watershed management

Climate Adaptation Strategies and Approaches for Forested Watersheds Management

Climate change will not affect all parts of a watershed in the same way. The local response and vulnerability of a watershed to regional climate changes will be influenced by soils, topography, forest management, and current and past land uses.

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Climate Change Refugia

Toni Lyn Morelli, Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center and Rebecca Quinones and Brian Hawthorne, MassWildlife, present on climate change refugia with a focus on adaptation. Presentation took place on March 3, 2020.

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Forest Birds

An overview of forest birds with respect to a changing climate. Featuring Steve Matthews, Ohio State University, and Tom Lautzenheiser, Mass Audubon on May 21, 2020. 

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Climate Change & Northeast Forests

Presentation by Maria Janowiak, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science, on the impacts of climate change to forests in New England and northern New York. Additional resources available at

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Climate Change and Forest Response - FAQ

Chris Swanston, Director of the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and research scientist with the USDA Forest Service, answers common climate change, uncertainty, and forest response questions.

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Climate Adaptation Concepts for Forest and Ecosystem Management

In this presentation, Patricia Leopold outlines the concepts of resistance, resilience, and transition that serve as the fundamental options for land managers to consider when responding to climate change. NIACS and partners have translated these broad concepts into tangible strategies and…