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
- J.D. Irving, Limited
- LandVest Timberland Division
- Lyme Timber Company
- Maine Woodland Owners
- Manulife Investment Management Timberland and Agriculture, Inc.
- New England Forestry Foundation
- Resource Management Service
- Wagner Forest Management, Ltd.
What is the CSLN
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.
Why become a Network member?
Learn what you get by being in the Climate Smart Land Network.
How to become a Network member
Learn more about how to benefit from membership in the Network.
Native Pests in Novel Places: The Southern Pine Beetle Example
(click here to download a pdf of the full bulletin or a one-page synopsis) By Jennifer Hushaw Shakun Climate-driven changes in pests and disease are already causing significant near-term impacts on forest health—a reality that we highlighted in an earlier bulletin on Forest Pests and Climate Change. Notably, several important native pests, including spruce budworm […]
Forest Disturbances in a Changing Climate
(click to download a formatted pdf of this complete article or a one-page synopsis) By Jennifer Hushaw Disturbance shapes the character and composition of ecosystems and it is “a pervasive feature of forests” (Perry 1994). Wildfires, blowdowns, pests and other disturbance agents affect the spatial patterns of vegetation and ecosystem processes, creating a diversity of […]