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 18.2 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
- Maine Woodland Owners
- Acadian Timber Corp
- LandVest Timberland Division
- Hama Hama Company
- Wagner Forest Management, Ltd.
- Greenwood & Arcadia Plantations
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.
By Eric Walberg and Si Balch (click to download a one-page synopsis of this article) Several aspects of climate change should be considered in the design and construction of stream crossings for forest access. These factors include both the need to plan for resilient structures against the backdrop of continued change in precipitation patterns and […]
By Eric Walberg and Si Balch The extensive mountain pine beetle (MPB) outbreak in the western U.S. and Canada is a fascinating and instructive case study of the role of climate change in expanding the range and destructive potential of forest pests. The unprecedented forest damage associated with this outbreak is the result of the […]