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Title: Role of the U.S. Forest Service: Helping forests, grasslands, and wildlife adapt to shifts in climate

Author: Tomosy, Monica S.; Thompson, Frank R. III; Boyce, Douglas Jr.;

Date: 2011

Source: The Wildlife Professional. Fall: 42-46.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: This fall, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) will release a comprehensive new guidebook designed to help managers develop climate adaptation options for National Forests (Peterson et al. 2011, in press). The adaptation process is based on partnerships between local resource managers and scientists working collaboratively to understand potential climate change effects, identify important resource issues, and develop management options to minimize damaging impacts and capitalize on new opportunities.

Keywords: climate adaptation, climate change

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Tomosy, Monica S.; Thompson, Frank R., III; Boyce, Douglas A., Jr. 2011. Role of the U.S. Forest Service: Helping forests, grasslands, and wildlife adapt to shifts in climate. The Wildlife Professional. Fall: 42-46.

 


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