Southern California Desert Habitats - Climate Change Adaptation Actions Summary

Created: 10/04/2017 - Updated: 5/02/2018


This document represents an initial effort to identify adaptation actions fordesert habitats in southern California based on stakeholder input and existing information. Specifically, the information presented below comprises stakeholder input during a two-day adaptation workshop, peer-review comments and revisions, and relevant examples from the literature or other similar efforts. The aim of this document is to expand understanding of possible adaptation actions for southern California desert habitats in response to climate change.

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Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Habitat extent
Species of concern
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Capacity Building
Create stakeholder engagement processes to develop and implement adaptation strategies
Monitor climate change impacts and adaptation efficacy
Habitat/Biome Type: 

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