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Climate Considerations When Developing Updated Seed Zones

The second of the Eastern Seed Zone Forum's online lecture and discussion hours aimed at providing both information about the creation of seed zones in general and a forum in which professionals, experts, and interested parties discuss the possibility o

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11/16/17
A synthesis of thresholds for focal species along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coasts: A review of research and applications

The impacts from climate change are increasing the possibility of vulnerable coastal species and habitats crossing critical thresholds that could spur rapid and possibly irreversible changes.

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11/16/17
Conserving Critical Sites for Biodiversity Provides Disproportionate Benefits to People

Protecting natural habitats in priority areas is essential to halt the loss of biodiversity. Yet whether these benefits for biodiversity also yield benefits for human well-being remains controversial.

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11/16/17
Defining Ecological Drought for the 21st Century

Droughts of the 21st century are characterized by hotter temperatures, longer duration and greater spatial extent, and are increasingly exacerbated by human demands for water.

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11/16/17
Integrating Trees into Stormwater Management Design and Policy

In spite of the proven value of trees for reducing stormwater flows and pollutants, there remains a widespread lack of understanding, acceptance, and credibility of their use for managing stormwater.

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11/15/17
Adapting Landscape Plants, Policies, and Management to a Water-Limited Future

Climate change, growing populations, and increasing water demands across sectors increase the vulnerability of water supplies across the US to shortage, driving a range of policies and community- and site-scale choices on water management in urban and c

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11/15/17
Integrating Experts, Communities, and Online Resources for Equitably Expanding Urban Tree Canopy

Using the case of Portland, Oregon, this webinar will provide context for assembling city-scale programs that enable community groups, researchers, and city staff to advance urban canopy management and expansion. Angie DiSalvo will present the context f

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11/15/17
Conservation Biology Institute

The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) provides scientific expertise to support the conservation and recovery of biological diversity in its natural state through applied research, education, planning, and community service.

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11/15/17
Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast

More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. This demographic shift creates a host of new opportunities, but also some new risks, especially given the challenges posed by climatic extremes.

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11/15/17
The North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation

The North American Botanic Garden Strategy for Plant Conservation is a tool for anyone.

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11/10/17

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