Missouri Department of Conservation

Our interactions and activities in the Framework: 

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is part of the Regional Coordinating Committee for the Central Hardwoods Climate Change Response Framework Project. In addition, MDC staff have provided input into the vulnerability assessment and participated in the recent Expert Panel Workshop.

Our broader climate change activities and perspectives: 

Missouri’s 2010 Forest Resource Assessment and Strategy identifies climate change as a key issue facing Missouri's forests. Several strategies were identified to confront the issue of climate change, including increasing the adaptability of Missouri’s forests to uncertain changes in climate.