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Southern California Oak Woodland Habitats - Climate Change Adaptation Actions Summary

Created: 10/05/2017 - Updated: 7/22/2019

Abstract

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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Keywords

Scale: 
Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Research
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: 
Terrestrial

Related Resources

Southern California Climate Adaptation Project

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Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Biodiversity
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Policy
Water Resources
Wildlife
Summary: 

The Southern California Climate Adaptation Project was initiated to improve understanding about the vulnerability of important southern California habitats to climate change and to develop adaptation strategies designed to reduce vulnerabilities and/or increase resilience of habitats.

Southern California Oak Woodland Habitats - Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Summary

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Document
Sector Addressed: 
Conservation / Restoration
Land Use Planning
Research