Native Nations Climate Adaptation Resources
Welcome to the Native Nations Climate Adaptation Resources page! Located in this area are links to videos and documents of how the Native Nations are working on climate adaptation.
The establishment of the South Central Climate Science Center in 2012, which is now the South Central Climate Science Adaptation Center, work with Native Americans in the region due to their in-depth understanding of special ecosystems and environments. Read more about Tribal engagement and collaboration with the South Central CASC below:
Tribal Climate Resilience Liaison Network: Key Successes
The first liaison joined the South Central CASC in 2012 and in 2019, the eighth liaison joined the network! Find out more about the successes of our liaison network here: Key Successes
Tribal Vulnerability Assessment Resources
Follow the link below for training materials relating to climate vulnerability assessments and how to implement these tools within communities.
This is the result of five VA’s completed for Ft. Sill Apache Tribe; Otoe-Missouria Nation; Potawatomi Nation; Kaw Nation; Wichita & Affiliated Tribes.
Biodiversity scientists dedicated to providing the knowledge & support of conservation for better decision making.
This website defines the extent of climate change to the Ceded Territories and how to co-manage treaty resources.
VA completed by the University of Washington’s Climate Impact Group.
A resource for tools and information on how tribal leaders can protect communities from the health impacts of a changing climate.
A detailed approach on resilience planning, based on specific community needs.
The complete guide written to assist with future restoration and conservation projects aimed at the Gulf Coast. See also the Landscape Conservation Cooperation Network.
Heat tool used to predict the amount if heat related illnesses given the daily temperatures.
Tribal Adaptation Planning Resources
Designed by the Oregon Climate Change Research Institute, the guidebook is for planning at any stage.
Scientists aimed at collaborating with stakeholders on land management, especially for forest protection.
This plan is designed for the Chitimacha Tribe in Louisiana.
Find out how the Tribes in the the NW part of the United States are assessing and planning for climate change.
Established by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals to provide support for climate change planning.
Group efforts on conservation in a rapidly changing climate.
Learn more about the New Mexico Kewa Pueblo’s adaptation planning strategies for a changing climate.
A summary of the latest meeting from Oklahoma on adaptation planning.