Patricia (Butler) Leopold

Title: Climate Adaptation Specialist
Region(s): Central Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic
Phone: 906-482-6303 x1312

Patricia Leopold is the Climate Adaptation Specialist for R9 State, Private, and Tribal Forestry (SPTF), a position that is shared with the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS). Over the last 14 years with NIACS, Patricia has coordinated adaptation communities of practice, led the creation of ecosystem vulnerability assessments, co-authored the Adaptation Workbook, and trained numerous agencies, organizations, and natural resources professionals on incorporating climate change into management and planning. In SPTF, Patricia works to integrate climate change into all programs, and serve as the climate and forest carbon point of contact for SPTF staff and agency partners.

Patricia is a member of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals.

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