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Southwest Colorado Social-Ecological Climate Resilience


Southwest Colorado Social-Ecological Climate Resilience
This collaborative research/adaptation planning grant has been approved for funding by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) North Central Climate Science Center to develop adaptation strategies for the San Juan and Gunnison Basins. Project partners include Mountain Studies Institute, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, The Nature Conservancy, University of Colorado, University of Montana and USGS. Local team partners currently include Gunnison National Forest, BLM Gunnison Field Office, Gunnison County, Western State Colorado University, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Natural Resources Conservation Service, with others joining over time. The goal is to facilitate climate change adaptation that contributes to social-ecological resilience, ecosystem/species conservation, and sustainable human communities in Southwestern Colorado, focusing on the Gunnison Basin and the San Juan Mountains.

Burkardt, N., Principal Investigator. 2013. Natural Resource Management Decision-Making under Climate Uncertainty: Building Social-Ecological Resilience in Southwestern Colorado. 12 pp.