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Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities
Participants will learn about the potential impacts of climate change on 125 tree species of the eastern US.
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
Massive social-ecological disturbance and disasters have struck the United States in recent years.
The role of urban forests continues to expand as society recognizes the potential contribution of green infrastructure to global sustainability, human health, and quality of life.
Storms happen and the urban forest responds accordingly to steps taken beforehand to create storm-response resilience. Recovery from storms also happens and the success is predictable based on how well a community prepares in advance to respond.
The Office of Sustainability and Climate supports national forests and grasslands with the tools, training, and resources they need to build resilience into their landscapes in the face of a changing climate.
Viewers will learn about native vegetation’s applicability to a myriad of conservation practices beyond wildlife uses through an exploration of the supporting scientific research applied throughout the tall grass prairie and southeastern grasslands regi
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Cristián Samper who joined WCS as President and Chief Executive Officer of WCS in August 2012.