Forest and Woodland Habitats: Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies for Northwestern California
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Posted byLaura Hilberg
This document summarizes climate change vulnerability assessments for forest and woodland habitats in northwestern California, including coastal conifer-hardwood forest, coastal redwood forest, oak savannas and open woodlands, black oak and tanoak woodlands, mixed evergreen forest, mixed conifer and ponderosa forests, true fir forest, and subalpine forest, as well as closely-associated species such as sugar pine, rare trees (e.g., Pacific yew, knobcone pine and cypress species), marbled murrelet, late-successional-dependent species, native ungulates, and salamanders. This document also includes an overview of adaptation strategies and actions that may reduce the climate change vulnerability of these habitats and species.
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Hilberg LE, Kershner JM. 2021. Forest and Woodland Habitats: Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies for Northwestern California. Version 1.0. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA.