Forest Climate Adaptation Toolkit

Posted on: 4/26/2024 - Updated on: 4/26/2024

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This interactive map presents real-world examples of place-based stewardship, strategies, and tools for forest climate adaptation that are rooted in Indigenous Knowledge (IK) and Western Science (WS). 

Many of their examples braid together IK and WS. In some areas (especially the eastern US), examples may be rooted more in WS alone. We believe examples that braid together both knowledge systems are the strongest models of place-based stewardship for climate adaptation of forests.

Users can select an area on the map to learn more about the example, or scroll through the examples and select them to view them plotted on the map. A report related to this project is attached below.

This interactive map was developed as part of a broader effort to summarize findings that braid together IK and WS to support climate adaptation of forest landscapes. This map was developed by Gina Cova, Caden Chamberlain, and Susan Prichard at the University of Washington.

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