Lake Trout and Climate Change in the Adirondacks – Status and long-term viability (2014)
This report recognizes the pressures of water quality changes, species introductions, and climate change on lake trout populations to help meet a need for temperature related threat assessment and long-range planning for deepwater habitat.
Five Anthropogenic Factors That Will Radically Alter Forest Conditions and Management Needs in the Northern United States (2014)
This review article discusses five factors that will be extraordinarily influential in large-scale northern forest management needs over the next 50 years.
Estimating Climate Resilience for Conservation across Geophysical Settings (2014)
This study develops and tests a method to conserve biological diversity while allowing species and communities to rearrange in response to a changing climate for northeastern North America.
Applying Circuit Theory for Corridor Expansion and Management at Regional Scales – Tiling, Pinch Points, and Omnidirectional Connectivity (2014)
This study tests the functionality of modifying the Circuitscape model to allow the creation of omnidirectional connectivity maps illustrating flow paths and variations in the ease of travel across a large study area.
Resilient Sites for Terrestrial Conservation in the Southeast Region (2014)
This report identifies key areas for conservation in the Southeast region in the face of climate change, based on land characteristics that increase diversity and resilience.
A Map of Terrestrial Habitats of the Northeastern United States – Methods and Approach (2013)
This report provides a common, consistent map of terrestrial habitats for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region to guide wildlife management and conservation across jurisdictional borders, and aid in the implementation of State Wildlife Action Plans.
Four Centuries of Change in Northeastern United States Forests (2013)
This article explores the similarity between today’s forests to those prior to European colonization in northeastern United States.
Regional Conservation Partnerships in New England (2013)
This study documents regional conservation partnerships (RCPs) growth and characteristics and analyzes which attributes most contribute to their ability to conserve land.
State of Nature – A Call for Conservation Action in the Northeast Region (2013)
This summary report highlights six key findings in the 2011 Conservation Status report.
Measures Framework for Staying Connected in the Northern Appalachians (2013)
This document presents a system for measuring the status of landscape connectivity in eight landscape linkage areas across the Northern Appalachian – Acadian ecoregion. These linkages were identified by the Staying Connected Initiative (SCI) as part of its mission to protect and maintain landscape connectivity across the Northern Appalachians for the benefit of wide-ranging, forest-dwelling […]