The Climate Smart Land Network (CSLN) provides forest landowners and managers with direct access to the forest and climate experts at Manomet, and the opportunity to benefit from other forest landowners in the Network. The CSLN is a 21st-century “climate services” program designed to make climate change science accessible, understandable, and actionable.
The Climate Smart Land Network is growing rapidly and currently includes 15.2 million acres across North America.
(states with CSLN land highlighted in blue, below)
Our network members include:
- Baskahegan Company
- Hancock Timber Resource Group
- J.D. Irving, Limited
- Lyme Timber Company
- New England Forestry Foundation
- Resource Management Service
- Small Woodland Owners Association of Maine
- Acadian Timber Corp
- LandVest Timberland Division
The Climate Smart Land Network is a voluntary network of forestland owners and managers who seek to reduce material risk to their forestland to climate change.
(click here to download a pdf of this complete article) By Eric Walberg Introduction Optimizing forest management to account for the risks and opportunities posed by climate change is a challenge on many fronts. Limitations in the precision of climate models, uncertainties about natural system response, and the need to integrate climate concerns with other […]
(click here to download a pdf of this complete article or a one-page synopsis) By Jennifer Hushaw Considerable attention has been paid to understanding how climate change may alter the abundance and distribution of tree species, as discussed in our previous bulletin on modeling future forests, but an equally important consideration is how climate change […]