Below are links to a few resources that can help you prepare your forest for drier times. Additional information on drought and your forest can be found here on our blog.
NW Climate Hub - https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/hubs/northwest
USDA portal for science-based Northwest-specific information and technologies to assist with climate-informed decision making.
Seedlot Selection Tool - https://seedlotselectiontool.org/sst/
Web-based mapping application that can be used to map current or future climates based on different climate change scenarios to inform the selection of seedlings for tree planting as part of reforestation and restoration efforts.
NW Climate Toolbox - https://climatetoolbox.org/
Suite of online tools to put a variety of climate data and information in reach of organizations and people for site specific locations – including: historical climate variability, temperature and precipitation normal, streamflow projections, climate projections, and data for Tribal Lands.
Adaptation Partners - http://adaptationpartners.org/
Researchers and resource managers provide scientific information on climate change effects and adaptation for specific regions in the Northwest and Intermountain West.
Climate Mapper – http://www.climatemapper.org/
The Nature's Stage Climate Mapper allows users to explore the geoclimatic stability of HUC5 watersheds within the Pacific Northwest.
AdaptWest – https://adaptwest.databasin.org/
AdaptWest is a spatial database designed to help land management agencies and other organizations implement strategies that promote resilience, protect biodiversity, and conserve and enhance the adaptation potential of natural systems in the face of a changing climate.