Coastal Land Trusts and Climate Change Adaptation

Renee Kivikko, Mark Silberstein, Maria Whitehead
Created: 6/01/2011 -


This webinar discusses how land trusts on-the-ground are incorporating climate change impacts into conservation priorities and how resources available through this website can help land trusts incorporate climate change into their conservation efforts.

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The Land Trust Alliance promotes voluntary private land conservation to benefit communities and natural systems.  We are the national convener, strategist and representative of more than 1,600 land trusts across America.


Sector Addressed
Conservation / Restoration
Disaster Risk Management
Land Use Planning
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Incorporate future conditions into natural resources planning and policies
Enhance migration corridors and other connectivity measures
Capacity Building
Conduct / Gather additional research, data, and products
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Create or modify shoreline management measures
Governance and Policy
Maintain adequate financial resources for adaptation
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Habitat extent
Salinization / Saltwater intrusion
Sea level rise
Species of concern
Habitat/Biome Type

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