Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices: Online Training 2018

The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub offered 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

This course has been approved for 15.0 Continuing Forestry Education credits by Society of American Foresters.

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There was no registration fee thanks to support from the US Forest Service and the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub.

Have more questions? Contact Todd Ontl or Maria Janowiak to learn more about the course and future offerings.