This assessment evaluates the vulnerability of 11 forest ecosystems in the Mid-Atlantic region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, eastern Maryland, and southern New York) under a range of future climates.
A synthesis of key climate change sensitivities and risk management practices for forest vegetation, non-forest vegetation, water and infrastructure, fisheries and fish habitat, wetlands and riparian areas, wildlife, and recreation for the Western US.
Does field crop irrigation make sense as a farm strategy given the number of wet summers in the Northeast? 

Map of United States defining the geographic region covered by each climate hub

 

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The University of Massachusetts is leading the way in sustainability by growing food at five permaculture gardens on campus. The gardens educate students and the public about sequestering carbon and building resiliency to climate change.
Reforestation Dialogues and Symposium Presentations
Within the past decade, the state’s forests have experienced drastic changes due to destructive and severe wildfires, a 1,000-year drought, and the associated stressors that come with a changing climate. With a detailed understanding of the marked pace of…
This assessment evaluates the vulnerability of 11 forest ecosystems in the Mid-Atlantic region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, eastern Maryland, and southern New York) under a range of future climates.
​​​​​​​Forests of the Midwest and Northeast significantly define the character, culture, and economy of this large region but face an uncertain future as the climate continues to change.