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Webinar: Integrating Climate Change into Northeast and Midwest State Wildlife Action Plans

Michelle Staudinger, Michelle Staudinger, Toni Lyn Morelli, and Alexander Bryan
Created: 10/23/2015 - Updated: 8/08/2019


This webinar discusses the recent report, Integrating Climate Change into Northeast and Midwest State Wildlife Action Plans, a tool to assist in the revision of 10-year state plans. The purpose of this NE CSC-led cooperative project is to provide a synthesis of what is known and what is uncertain about climate change and its impacts across the NE CSC region, with a particular focus on the responses and vulnerabilities of Regional Species of Greatest Conservation Need (RSGCN) and the habitats they depend on. Another goal is to describe a range of climate change adaptation approaches, processes, tools, and potential partnerships that are available to State natural resource managers across the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States. 

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Air temperature
Habitat extent
Phenological shifts
Range shifts
Species of concern
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Natural Resource Management / Conservation
Incorporate future conditions into natural resources planning and policies
Incorporate climate change into harvest/take policies
Incorporate climate change into critical habitat rules / species recovery plans
Incorporate climate change into threatened / endangered species designations
Incorporate climate change into environmental impact statement (EIS) requirements
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