This resource list is specific to this region and provides both comprehensive and topic-specific information related to climate change, ecosystem vulnerability, and adaptation. A list of the major science organizations and partners within the region is also provided, and we encourage you to connect with them should you require further resources.

The resources listed below include a variety of published reports, including the 2018 National Climate Change Assessment and various ecosystem-based vulnerability assessments produced by partners in this region. Be sure to also familiarize yourself with the Explore Climate Impacts tool found at There you can explore short but detailed summaries of how climate change is expected to impact or further impact your region.

Before diving into climate change resources, if you feel like you need a refresher on climate change basics consider accessing our education modules (~30 min long). The modules feature information on Climate 101, Climate effects on Forests, Climate Adaptation, and Forest-Carbon management 

USFS Climate Education Modules


Some selected resources:

Portals and informational warehouses 

  • Ontario Climate Data Portal An open source climate change information portal with a variety of data, maps, figures and reports. 
  • Platform to access a variety of high-resolution Canadian climate data.
  • Indigenous Climate Hubs A climate change adaptation hub for Indigenous peoples across Canada to share their climate change experiences, stories, and monitoring results.

Comprehensive Reports

More climate change resources...



Adaptation Resources and Examples



Culture & Recreation


Science organizations in this region


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