The Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science partnered with Northern Arizona University, the Southwest FireCLiME, and the Kaibab National Forest to pilot a new "Fire Menu of Adaptation Strategies & Approaches." Stakeholders were invited to participate in a three-day workshop exploring climate change impacts and adaptation strategies for the Kaibab Plateau and to test the new Fire Menu. This workshop took place at the Elks Lodge in Flagstaff, AZ.
- Review regional and local effects of climate change on fire in forest ecosystems
- Explore resources and tools that can be used to integrate climate change into management
- Understand adaptation concepts and principles in the context of sustainable forest and fire management
- Identify challenges and opportunities for fire managers
- Develop actionable steps to adapt forests to changing fire regimes
This active, hands-on training was organized by Southwest FireCLiME, Northern Arizona University, the Kaibab National Forest, Colorado State University, and the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science.