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Climate Change in the Tongass National Forest – Fostering Strategic Collaboration and Informing Sustainable Management of Priority Resources


Conservation Planning and Design, Monitoring and Modeling

The Tongass National Forest has identified resources that are important to stakeholders and vulnerable to climate-related stressors.

Cooperators will review an action plan and convene a workshop to be held in Southeast Alaska in 2016. The workshop will foster collaboration between scientists, managers, and stakeholders. Workshop goals include: - Sharing information about climate-related stressors and effects on NPLCC Priority Resources in the Tongass National Forest; - Developing strategic priorities for improving understanding, reducing risks, and increasing adaptive capacity and resilience; - Coordinating support for increasing knowledge and informing resource managers

Project Documents

Start Date 8/1/2015

End Date 3/31/2018

Project Status Completed


Fiscal Year Funded 2015

Project Managers Julianne Thompson, U.S. Forest Service

Partners US Forest Service , Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center , The Nature Conservancy , Southeast Alaska Fish Habitat Partnership , State of Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Geographic Area Alaska