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Exploring the Past to Plan for the Future: Integrating Indigenous Knowledge and Paleoperspectives to Inform Climate Change Adaptation

Principal Investigator
Shelley Crausbay

Dates

Release Date
2020
Start Date
2021-01-01
End Date
2022-12-31

Summary

Tribal resource managers in the southwest U.S. are facing a host of challenges related to environmental change, including increasing temperatures, longer periods of drought, and invasive species. These threats are exacerbating the existing challenges of managing complex ecosystems. In a rapidly changing environment, resource managers need powerful tools and the most complete information to make the most effective decisions possible. Traditional Ecological Knowledge has enabled Indigenous peoples to adaptively manage and thrive in diverse environments for thousands of years, yet it is generally underutilized and undervalued, particularly in the context of western scientific approaches. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and western [...]

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San Juan National Forest in Colorado; U.S. Forest Service
San Juan National Forest in Colorado; U.S. Forest Service

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Communities

  • National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Centers
  • North Central CASC

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Native Communities
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