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UNDERSTANDING CARBON AND CLIMATE CHANGE 2022

How Climate Change and Variability Impacts Your Farming Operation


Michael Gavazzi is the coordinator for the USDA Southeast Climate Hub and natural resource specialist for the USDA Forest Service Eastern Threat Center. Michael focuses on delivering climate related outreach, tools, and information to landowners and natural resource managers to help inform decision making and improve the resiliency and productivity of their working lands.

The Forest Carbon Marketplace – A Potential New Source of Income for Landowners


Mary Powers is a landowner success manager for the Natural Capital Exchange (NCX). She educates forest landowners about the NCX program through events, presentations, and direct outreach while managing relationships with the thousands of landowners who have already enrolled in an NCX cycle.

Climate-Smart Solutions


Dr. Adam Chambers is the national environmental markets and energy leader at USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Over the past two decades Dr. Chambers’ project work
has focused on the applied sciences and reducing atmospheric pollutants (air pollutants and greenhouse gases). He is currently working to provide an emerging carbon market opportunity
for U.S. landowners and agricultural producers.

Climate Smart Solutions Q&A with Dr. Adam Chambers


In this emerging carbon marketplace that may provide new income for forest landowners and farmers, forest landowners can lean on professional forestry consultants to help navigate them through these programs. What professional resources are there to help a farmer do the same?