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Climate Change Planning Resources for Conservation Commissions

 

Compiled by Beginning with Habitat, April 2019

 

 

 

 

Maine-specific Resources

 

General Assessments and Planning Tools

 

Maine’s 2015-2025 Wildlife Action Plan

https://www.maine.gov/ifw/fish-wildlife/wildlife/wildlife-action-plan.html

 

Maine’s 2015-2025 Wildlife Action Plan Conservation Action Tracker

https://mainewildlifeactionplan.com/

 

Beginning with Habitat Partnership

https://www.beginningwithhabitat.org/

 

Beginning with Habitat MapViewer

http://webapps2.cgis-solutions.com/beginningwithhabitat/

 

Maine’s Climate Future and Climate Change Institute

https://climatechange.umaine.edu/climate-matters/climate-futures/

 

Maine Interagency Climate Adaptation Workgroup Toolkit

https://www.maine.gov/dep/sustainability/climate/adaptation-toolkit.html

 

Maine Species and Habitats Vulnerability Assessment

https://www.manomet.org/wp-content/uploads/old-files/2013%20BwH%20Vulnerability%20Report%20CS5v7_0.pdf

 

Maine Mountain Collaborative

https://mainemountaincollaborative.org/

 

 

Coastal and Aquatic-focused Resources

 

Coastal Community Grants

http://www.maine.gov/dacf/municipalplanning/financial_assistance.shtml

 

Municipal Planning and Assistance Program Climate Adaptation Guide Series

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/municipalplanning/technical/climate.shtml

Maine Flood Resilience Checklist

https://digitalmaine.com/mgs_publications/521/

 

Information on living shorelines

http://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/explore/marine/livingshorelines/

 

Sea level rise/storm surge

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/hazards/slr_ss/index.shtml

 

Maine Beach Mapping Program Shoreline Changes

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/hazards/beach_mapping/index.shtml

 

Highest Astronomical Tide Line

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/hazards/highest_tide_line/index.shtml

 

Potential Tidal Marsh Migration

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mnap/assistance/marsh_migration.htm

 

SLOSH maps

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/hazards/slosh/index.shtml

 

Coastal Bluff and Landslide Hazard Maps

https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mgs/pubs/digital/bluffs.htm

 

Maine Flood Hazard Map Viewer

https://maine.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=3c09351397764bd2aa9ba385d2e9efe7

 

Future Habitat Explorer and the Coastal Risk Explorer

https://maps.coastalresilience.org/maine/

 

Casco Bay Estuary Partnership

https://www.cascobayestuary.org/

 

 

 

 

Regional/National Resources

 

Migrations in Motion

http://maps.tnc.org/migrations-in-motion/#5/44.637/-67.346

 

Center for Large Landscape Conservation

Connectivity video: https://vimeo.com/330820334

https://largelandscapes.org/

 

Resolution 40-3: Connectivity for a Changing Climate

https://www.coneg.org/governor-mills-expresses-support-for-neg-ecp-climate-change-resolutions/

 

Resilient Land Mapping Tool

http://maps.tnc.org/resilientland/

 

World Business Council for Sustainable Development

https://www.wbcsd.org/Programs/Food-Land-Water/Food-Land-Use/Climate-Smart-Agriculture/News/Connecting-landscapes-with-ecological-corridors

 

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

https://y2y.net/

 

Conserving Nature in the Face of Climate Change Guide for Land Trusts

https://www.openspaceinstitute.org/research/a-guide-for-land-trusts-on-conserving-nature-in-the-face-of-climate-change