Southern California Oak Woodland Habitats - Climate Change Adaptation Actions Summary

Posted on: 10/04/2017 - Updated on: 3/06/2020

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This document represents an initial effort to identify adaptation actions for oak woodland 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 oak woodlands in response to climate change.

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Reynier, W.A., L.E. Hilberg, and J.M. Kershner. 2016. Southern California Oak Woodland Habitats: Climate Change Adaptation Actions Summary. Version 1.0. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA.

This document is available online at the EcoAdapt website ( consultations/socal). 


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