SWAP Approach & Schedule
- Develop a science-management partnership comprised of key personnel from the Gifford
Pinchot National Forest, USFS Pacific
Northwest Region, Pacific Northwest
Research Station, and other interest groups.
- Develop a climate change vulnerability
assessment that addresses the following
priority resource areas: aquatic systems,
vegetation and disturbance, special
habitats, and ecosystem services and
- Convene a workshop for the science-
management partnership, resource
specialists, and other interested parties,
identify and discuss the most significant
vulnerabilities to climate change in southwest Washington, and develop specific adaptation
strategies and tactics, focusing on the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Compile all information into a living document; conduct peer review and publish a USFS
General Technical Report.