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Evaluating Climate Change Planning for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems in the Southeast United States

  title={Evaluating Climate Change Planning for Longleaf Pine Ecosystems in the Southeast United States},
  author={Kalysha E. Clark and Nils Peterson},
Longleaf pine (LLP, Pinus palustris) has been reduced to 3–5% of its original range, but may be particularly resilient to conditions associated with climate change including drought, severe storms, and increased prevalence of pests. Despite the critical role of LLP in building climate resilient ecosystems, little is known about how landscape managers in the region have considered climate change in planning efforts. We gathered 83 publicly accessible natural resource management plans from the… 

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