Planning for Future Forests with Help from the TACCIMO Tool

 
Planning for Future Forests with Help from the TACCIMO Tool

From the North Carolina mountains to South Carolina’s coastal plain to the tropics of Puerto Rico, climate change is on the minds of forest planners. National forest planning teams in these areas are among the first few to revise their land and resource management plans under the U.S. Forest Service’s new Planning Rule released in 2012. These “early adopters” from the Nantahala, Pisgah, Francis Marion, and El Yunque National Forests who are developing plans to guide sustainable forest management through changing conditions are finding assistance with the Template for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Management Options (TACCIMO). Read more in CompassLive...

Pictured: Lisa Jennings (NCSU climate change outreach specialist) and Emrys Treasure (Eastern Threat Center biological scientist) presented TACCIMO climate change projections for Francis Marion National Forest during an Ecological Sustainability Forum.

 

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