​Identifying climate-resilient lands and waters to sustain biodiversity

Many places are vulnerable to the degrading effects of climate change. However, the characteristics of certain landscapes and coastal sites ensure that they will be relatively more resilient to climate impacts. These climate-resilient sites are more likely to sustain native plants, animals, and natural processes into the future.
The Nature Conservancy undertook a decade long major scientific research project to map the locations of climate-resilient sites using teams of scientists across the country. The results identify a resilient and connected network of sites that could sustain nature’s diversity into the future.  View the map.

For more information click on a Resilience Project below:
Great Lakes/Tallgrass Prairie
Great Plains
Ozarks/Lower Mississippi
Rocky Mountains/Southwest Desert
Pacific Northwest
California-email for information
​Northeast Coast
South Atlantic Coast
Gulf of Mexico Coast
​Northeast Pilot