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 33.3 million acres across North America.
(states and provinces with CSLN land highlighted in blue, below)
Our network members include:
- Acadian Timber Corp
- Baskahegan Company
- Green Diamond Resource Company
- Greenwood & Arcadia Plantations
- Hama Hama Company
- Hancock Timber Resource Group
- J.D. Irving, Limited
- LandVest Timberland Division
- Lyme Timber Company
- Maine Woodland Owners
- New England Forestry Foundation
- Resource Management Service
- Wagner Forest Management, Ltd.
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 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 […]
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