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New York City Urban Field Station

Center for Resilient Landscapes

The Center for Resilient Landscapes is a partnership between the USDA Forest Service, Rutgers University, and the New Jersey Agricultural Station, focused around understanding socio-ecological resilience of landscapes. In addition to the New York City Urban Field Station, the NRS Strategic Foresight work unit, Silas Little Experimental Forest, and the Philadelphia Field Station are involved as part of USDA FS.

This center brings together research interests around social resilience, fire ecology, landscape ecology of New Jersey landscapes, and foresight planning. [photo:] FS and partners collaborate in Center for Resilient Landscapes

Starting in summer 2015, a postdoctoral fellow will begin a socio-ecological model of resilience and disturbance in the New Jersey landscape.

Currently involved Forest Service staff: