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43rd NATURAL AREAS CONFERENCE Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management: Turning Words to Action

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Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management: Turning Words to Action
The 43rd annual meeting of the Natural Areas Association,
University of California-Davis campus, October 18-21, 2016.  

Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Areas Management is a collection of symposia, workshops, oral sessions, and field trips organized by a collaborative of state and federal agencies, NGOs, land trusts, and research and academic institutions, with the focus squarely on how land and resource managers can respond to climate change. See the flyer for more details, including symposium and other event proposal deadlines.

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For additional information, please contact: Hugh Safford, at or 707-562-8934

Presentation PDF's

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Forestry and Fire

Tree Mortality in the Sierra National Forest: Drought and Bark Beetle induced Forest Change Since 2015
Lauren S. Pile, Ramiro Rojas, & Olivia Lyons
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Prescribed fire in young stands
Rob York
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Bringing Good Fire Back to the Klamath Mountains: Working with Partnerships to increase the pace and scale of prescribed fire.
Clint Isbell
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Effects of Prescribed Fire in Jeffery Pine Dominated Forests Before and During Drought Conditions
Kyle Jacobson
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Managing Climate Change Adaptation in Forests: A Case Study from the U.S. Southwest
Lucy Kerhoulas
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How drought characteristics interact with tree physiology to kill trees (or not) A case study from SW Colorado
Leander Anderegg
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Prescribed fire in plantations – shifting the paradigm
Eric Knapp
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Do  Forest Treatments Improve Tree Vitality Under Drought?
Jim Thorne
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Integrated Indicators for Socioecological Resilience
Jonathan Long
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Managing For Resilience In Mature Forests: Forest Management Goals And Lessons From The Past    
Scott Stephens
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Scaling Up Collaborative Approaches: Lessons Learned From The Sagehen Forest Project On The Tahoe National Forest
Jeff Brown
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Chaparral Related

Considerations Surrounding Shrubland & Fire Mgmt in the WUI Presentation Recording

Considerations Surrounding WUI Management: How To Meet How To Meet The Goldilocks Challenge
Carol Rice, Danny Fry, Jon Keeley
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Tracking biomass accumulation in southern California chaparral with remote sensing and ground-based measurements.
Kellie Uyeda
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Modeling climate change impacts on habitat suitability to inform restoration of southern California shrublands
Erin C. Riordan, Arlee M. Montalvo & Jan L. Beyers
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Chaparral Landscape Conversion After a Century of Global Change
Alexandra D. Syphard,  Jon E. Keeley, & Teresa J. Brennan
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Southern California shrubland recovery following short-interval wildfire: Monitoring past community changes and predicting future threats
Stephanie Ma, Mathew Plummer, Carla D’Antonio
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