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U.S. Biosphere Network News Spring 2020


View PDF U.S. Biosphere Network News is a periodical newsletter providing summaries of notable domestic and international activities by biosphere reserves and partner organizations. The Spring 2020 issue features the Twinning Agreement between Frontenac Arch in Ontario, Canada and Champlain Adirondack in New York, and explores the Big Thicket, New Jersey Pinelands and Apalachicola. Spring… read more »

May 12, 2020


Twinning Agreement between the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network and the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Network


View PDF Twinning Agreement between the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network and the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Network Brian Houseal and Kelly Cerialo February 2020. In October 2019 at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Network (CABN), a Twinning Agreement with the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Network (FABN) was signed by their respective Co-Chairs(1) and endorsed by… read more »

May 8, 2020


Protected Areas and Climate Action in Ontario: A Cross-Cultural Dialogue


View PDF “When we talk about nature-based solutions in the modern context, we’re really talking about new ways of doing old things. Indigenous knowledge systems tell us that we must put nature first. If we look after nature, the economy will take care of itself. … We must repair our relationship with the land first… read more »

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May 6, 2020


Climate Change Adaptation Guidelines for Biosphere Reserves in Canada: a report from the 2019 Climate Change Adaptation Forum


Contents1 Introduction2 Climate Change Adaptation in Canada’s Biosphere Reserves3 The guidelines in a nutshell4 Who are the guidelines for?5 How are the guidelines meant to be used?6 The Guidelines7 Concrete Steps8 Conclusion Introduction On a beautiful sunny day in June of 2019 a Climate Change Adaptation Forum (CCAF) took place. It was held at the… read more »

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April 30, 2020


After the Pandemic: Designing a Just and Resilient Economy for All


View PDF Content provided by  Kelly Cerialo, Co-Chair of the Champlain Adirondack Biosphere Reserve   The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the immense brittleness and vulnerability of the world’s economy. Extended supply chains have collapsed, many staples are in short supply, and life-saving healthcare in many countries is being rationed. In plotting a course forward, should… read more »

April 24, 2020


Congaree Biosphere Region


View PDF Congaree Biosphere Region Country  United States of America Region/State South Carolina Web Address https://www.nps.gov/cong Date Founded 1983 Size (hectares) 297,939   Distinguishing Features Old-growth bottomland (cypress-tupelo) forest Long leaf pine forest Floodplains Main Industries (in terms of employment) tourism and recreation, agriculture, forestry, paper manufacturing, energy production, military installations   The Congaree Biosphere Region… read more »

April 20, 2020


Denali Biosphere Reserve


View PDF Denali Biosphere Reserve Country  United States of America Region/State Alaska Web Address https://www.nps.gov/dena/planyourvisit/basicinfo.htm Date Founded 1976 Size (hectares) 2,457,704 Distinguishing Features four major ecosystems  large elevation gradient  cultural and biological services  Main Industries (in terms of employment) transportation services, development, recreation, tourism   Located southwest of Fairbanks, Alaska, Denali National Park is home… read more »


Sequoia – Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve 


View PDF   Country United States of America Region/State California Web Address https://www.nps.gov/seki/learn/nature/index.htm Date Founded 1976 Size (hectares) 349543 Distinguishing Features four ecosystems strong altitudinal gradient more than 200 caves  Main Industries (in terms of employment) recreation, tourism, agriculture Sequoia – Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve    The Sequoia – Kings Canyon Biosphere Reserve encompasses the… read more »

April 13, 2020


Mojave Colorado Deserts Biosphere Reserve


View PDF   Country United States of America Region/State California and Nevada Web Address http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=29306 Date Founded 1984 Size (hectares) 10,488,556 Distinguishing Features 14 species of amphibians renewable-energy rich location International Dark Sky Community Main Industries (in terms of employment) Renewable energy, agriculture, tourism Mojave Colorado Deserts   Established in 1984, the Mojave Colorado Deserts… read more »


Turtle Life Matters Poster and Infographics


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December 17, 2019


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