Acadia Scenario Planning Workshop Summary
The Acadia National Park Climate Change Scenario Planning Workshop Summary [5.3 MB PDF] summarizes outcomes from a two-day scenario planning workshop for Acadia National Park in October 2015. The primary objective of the workshop was to help Acadia senior leadership make management and planning decisions based on up-to-date climate science and assessments of future uncertainty. The workshop was also designed as a training program, helping build participants' capabilities to develop and use scenarios.
The "focal question" for this workshop was stated as follows: How should ACAD plan and prepare for climate change and related effects, especially with respect to issues including:- Coastal and inland infrastructure
- Staffing and park operations
- Ecosystem management