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.
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