Sunday, July 27, 2014

National Drought Mitigation Center

Land Use and Drought

How we use land affects our vulnerability to drought. In general, land use patterns that maintain the integrity of watersheds and that have a smaller paved footprint result in greater resilience in the face of drought. This is an emerging area for researchers.

If you have additional or more recent information that should be listed with these resources, please email ndmc@unl.edu.

California Drought ResourcesMore InformationVisit site
California Drought Resources from the California Institute for Water ResourcesMore InformationVisit site
Drought Resources from Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)More InformationVisit site
Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco Towns (GRaBS)More InformationVisit site
Massachusetts Water Resources CommissionMore InformationVisit site
Natural Resources Conservation Service: Prepare Your Farm or Ranch Before Drought StrikesMore InformationVisit site
Nemadji River Basin ProjectMore InformationVisit site
NRCS Community Assistance and Farmland PreservationMore InformationVisit site
Southeast Watershed Assistance NetworkMore InformationVisit site
West Virginia University: Forage & LivestockMore InformationVisit site
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