Climate Change and Conservation – A Primer for Assessing Impacts and Advancing Ecosystem-based Adaptation in The Nature Conservancy (2010)
The purpose of this primer is to provide field operating units, regional programs, and appropriate Worldwide Office programs with up-to-date information on important developments inside and outside The Nature Conservancy that could help enhance effectiveness in confronting the impacts of climate change and adapting strategies as needed.
Assessing Floodplain Forests – Using flow modeling and remote sensing to determine the best places for conservation (2010)
This study develops a rapid method to identify the best remaining mature and diverse floodplain forests in a three million hectare watershed in New England.
This report is the result of a multi-stakeholder protected areas planning process, created to inform the Government of Nova Scotia in its 2007 endeavour to protect 12% of the province’s land area by 2015.
This report identifies the most urgent land conservation issues facing New England today, as presented, with recommendations, to the New England Governors Conference meeting in September 2009.
This paper examines the contributions of land use history and recent disturbance on the species richness and community composition of wooded areas in an agricultural landscape.
This article develops a geospatial screening process to assess land conversion risk for lakeshores in the Northern Appalachian/Acadian ecoregion.
This report provides a primer on climate change issues to help individuals and organizations in the eastern United States begin to factor in climate change into their freshwater and coastal conservation efforts.
This article discusses the differences in accuracy and resolution between mapping the human footprint (i.e. transformation of a landscape) at a global scale versus a local scale.
This chapter presents an explicit framework and a set of guidelines for selecting and conserving forest sites as filters for forest biodiversity.
This report provides a spatially-explicit framework based on watershed position and key geomorphic components to provide a tool to inform river conservation, restoration and management.