Droughts, hurricanes, wildfires, flooding, among other extreme events, threaten public and private property equally. so land owners in all sectors share common resilience objectives.
The U.S. Department of Defense controls 28,000,000 acres of land to support its mission and most of the property abuts civilian communities. Accordingly, natural security and national security are inextricably linked. Gray
Military bases are vulnerable to the same climate change and urban growth impacts, and resource constraints as states, localities, and working lands
But they also are a major source of sustainably-managed open space and protected habitat - and usually the largest economic drivers - in their regions
Many military bases generate $1Billion+ annually in local economic impacts; public officials have a vested interest in supporting and protecting them
This webinar will explore how the natural security benefits of conservation partnering support the national security interests of the United States. Learn from military officials and environmental facilitation experts from Marstel-Day how shared resources can improve quality of life, reduce costs and improve sustainability.