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The catastrophic fires and tragic losses during the 2013 fire season have resulted in many discussions about fire management policies aimed at protecting communities and restoring fire-resilient forests from the growing incidence of severe wildfires. Forest Service scientist Alan Ager has been…
Author(s): Alan Ager, Paul Meznarich
Keywords: climate change, adaptation, national forests, national parks, case study
Source: Science Findings 159. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 6 p.
Year: 2014
Managers currently face the immense challenge of anticipating the effects of climate change on forest ecosystems and then developing and applying management responses for adapting forests to future conditions. The Climate Change Response Framework (CCRF) is a highly collaborative approach to…
Author(s): Chris Swanston, Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 8-14.
Year: 2012
A wealth of information is available on climate change adaptation, but much of it is very broad and of limited use at the finer spatial scales most relevant to land managers. This chapter contains a "menu" of adaptation actions and provides land managers in northern Wisconsin with a range of…
Author(s): Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Maria Janowiak, Linda Parker, Matt St. Pierre, Leslie Brandt
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 15-34.
Year: 2012
Climate change imposes many challenges on the long-term management of ecosystems and is becoming an increasingly important consideration in land management planning and decisionmaking at a variety of spatial scales. The process outlined in this chapter helps managers incorporate climate change…
Author(s): Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Linda Parker, Matt St. Pierre, Leslie Brandt
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. 2012. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 35-56.
Year: 2012
In this chapter, we demonstrate how the Adaptation Workbook (Chapter 3) can be used with the Adaptation Strategies and Approaches (Chapter 2) to develop adaptation tactics for two real-world management issues. The two illustrations in this chapter are intended to provide helpful tips to managers…
Author(s): Maria Janowiak, Patricia Butler, Chris Swanston, Matt St. Pierre, Linda Parker
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: In: Swanston, Chris; Janowiak, Maria, eds. 2012. Forest adaptation resources: Climate change tools and approaches for land managers. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 57-77.
Year: 2012
The forests of northern Wisconsin, a defining feature of the region's landscape, are expected to undergo numerous changes in response to the changing climate. This document provides a collection of resources designed to help forest managers incorporate climate change considerations into management…
Author(s): Chris Swanston, Maria, eds. Janowiak
Keywords: Adaptation, climate change, Wisconsin, forest, adaptive management, Midwest, landscape, case study
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-87. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 121 p.
Year: 2012
This research examines a unique case of tourism planning and explores the relationships between governance, power, and citizen participation in community decision-making. In less than two years, the community of Sitka, Alaska, undertook two separate tourism-planning processes in response to…
Author(s): E.J. Jordan, C.A. Vogt, Linda Kruger, N. Grewe
Keywords: social and community change, tourism industry stakeholders, collaboration, sustainability, case study
Source: Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events
Year: 2013
There is an ever-growing body of literature on forest management strategies for climate change adaptation; however, few frameworks have been presented for integrating these strategies with the real-world challenges of forest management. We have developed a structured approach for translating broad…
Author(s): Maria K. Janowiak, Christopher W. Swanston, Linda M. Nagel, Leslie A. Brandt, Patricia R. Butler, Stephen D. Handler, P. Danielle Shannon, Louis R. Iverson, Stephen N. Matthews, Anantha Prasad, Matthew P. Peters
Keywords: climate change, adaptation, case study, forest management
Source: Journal of Forestry. 112(5): 424-433.
Year: 2014
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