Online Course: Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices 2018

The USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub and the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science are offering the popular Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices training as an online, seven-week course! The winter 2018 course will be held during January 15 - March 2, 2018 with a focus on New England and New York.

This unique opportunity provided hands-on training in considering climate change information and identifying adaptation actions for natural resources management and conservation. Participants received coaching and feedback on their own real-world climate adaptation project. The online Adaptation Workbook tool is featured, with special course features and additional materials.

Through this course, participants recieved information to help them:

  • Identify locally-important climate change impacts, challenges, and opportunities
  • Develop specific actions to adapt forests to changing conditions
  • Use the Adaptation Workbook to create their own “climate-informed” projects
  • Better communicate with stakeholders about key climate change impacts, challenges, and opportunities
  • Access post-training support from NIACS staff during project planning and implementation
Event Description: 
Online Training on Forest Adaptation
Event Date: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 - 09:30 to Friday, March 2, 2018 - 09:30