Adaptation and forest management in Great Lakes forests: custom-made, real-world examples

FForest managers and landowners have a big role to play in preparing for continued climate change. The Climate Change Response Framework is a collaborative effort to help with this challenge and encourage climate-informed forest management ( A major focus of this project is to build a network of adaptation demonstration projects, to provide real-world examples from a variety of ownerships and forest types.

This presentation will share:

  • the consistent approach that unites all of these demonstration projects
  • different ways forest managers and landowners are adapting to climate change

About the Speaker(s)

Stephen Handler

Stephen Handler

Stephen Handler is a climate change specialist with the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science. He coordinates the Northwoods Climate Change Response Framework, a collaborative approach to encouraging climate-informed forest management. Visit Forest adaptation homepage.

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