Vulnerabilities of Navajo Nation Forests to Climate Change

Tribal Adaptation Plans
Christopher H. Guiterman and Ellis Q. Margolis

Year Published
Navajo Nation, Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Resilience Program

"What are the vulnerabilities of our forests to climate change?"- It is crucial for the future of forest management on the Navajo Nation that this question be addressed. This report derives from a collaborative, multi-faceted effort to identify and describe the vulnerabilities of Navajo forests to climate change. By providing place-based ecological data, this report can aid in developing priorities for forest management. Through the implementation of adaptive, science-based management, the Navajo forests can become more resilient to the effects of climate change.

Contact Information
Ellis Q Margolis, Ph.D. Research Ecologist
Fort Collins Science Center
Phone 505-672-3861
Ext. 720