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Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate

Gregg RM, Kershner J. 2019. Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA.
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"Climate change is one of the most pressing challenges on natural and cultural resource management and conservation practice. Resource managers and conservation planners are addressing these challenges by revising current plans and practices with increased attention on potential climate impacts to natural resources, communities, and socioeconomic values to better meet long-term goals. However, decision-making is complicated by uncertainty in terms of which adaptation actions are best suited for different implementation conditions and supported by scientific evidence (Sutherland et al. 2004; Cook et al. 2009; Eriksen et al. 2011; Bayliss et al. 2012; Cross et al. 2012). The purpose of this and other EcoAdapt adaptation science assessments is to evaluate the body of scientific knowledge supporting specific climate adaptation actions to determine the conditions under which particular actions may be most effective for achieving management goals."