Climate Resilience Collection
These collections showcase interrelated NERRS Science Collaborative projects. Select a collection below the map to read more and see the map update with interactive elements.
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These nine projects, supported by the Science Collaborative between 2015 and 2018, are a just a subset of the resilience and adaptation work being led by the reserves. The map shows how collective learning and accelerated action for climate resilience is facilitated by the interconnectedness of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Numbered dots indicate the location of the lead reserve for each project. Color-coded lines indicate an exchange of information, tools, or activities between reserves and partners.
Awareness of climate change is growing, and many groups are addressing the issue and sharing lessons learned in order to help communities prepare in the face of uncertainty; however, the pace of learning must also accelerate to keep up with the increasing rate at which climate change impacts natural and built environments. To meet this need, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System and its partners are exploring a range of approaches to enhance climate resilience and finding ways to transfer methods and lessons learned.
Panel Webinar (September 9, 2019): Accelerating Collective Learning and Action for Enhanced Climate Resilience
Understanding the local impacts of climate change on coastal habitats and assessing the influence of management actions.
Fostering the next generation of coastal stewards by thoughtfully engaging youth and K-12 educators.
Advancing the use of blue carbon for coastal wetland management by filling information gaps and fostering collaboration.
Exploring approaches to enhance climate resilience and transfer methods and lessons learned.