Who we are

Through the support of the U.S. Forest Service Office of Sustainability and Climate and Pacific Northwest Research Station, Adaptation Partners work with researchers and resource managers in the U.S. Forest Service and other organizations to provide scientific information on climate change effects and adaptation.

What we do

Adaptation Partners facilitates climate change adaptation by forming collaborations between diverse organizations and stakeholders. By focusing on sustainable natural resource management, our adaptation efforts aim to reduce the undesirable effects of climate change as ecosystems transition to a warmer climate.

Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Partnerships

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Adaptation Partners Project Map (Click projects to visit websites) Olympic Adaptation Partnership (OAP) North Cascadia Adaptation Partnership (NCAP) Northern Rockies Adaptation Partnership (NRAP) Southwest Washington Adaptation Partners (SWAP) Blue Mountains Adaptation Partnership (BMAP) Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Mount Hood National Forest, & Willamette National Forest Adaptation Partnership (CMWAP) Southwest Oregon Adaptation Partnership (SWOAP) South Central Oregon Adaptation Partnership (SCOAP) Intermountain Adaptation Partners (IAP) Sierra Nevada Recreation And Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment And Adaptation Strategy Partnership Oregon Coast Adaptation Partnership (OCAP) Chugach Project (coming soon)
Our Approach
  • 1. Educate

    Provide climate education for resource management staff and other stakeholders.

  • 2. Assess

    Conduct a climate change vulnerability assessment for multiple resources.

  • 3. Adapt

    Develop adaptation options to address climate change sensitivities.

  • 4. Implement

    Implement climate-informed practices in long-term planning and management.

Our Team

Jessica Halofsky

Dave Peterson

Karen Dante-Wood

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