Opportunities to utilize traditional phenological knowledge to support adaptive management of social-ecological systems vulnerable to changes in climate and fire regimes

Publication and Source

Armatas, C.A., Venn, T.J., McBride, B.B., Watson, A.E. & Carver, S.J. (2016). Opportunities to utilize traditional phenological knowledge to support adaptive management of social-ecological systems vulnerable to changes in climate and fire regimes. Ecology and Society 21(1): 16.

Short Description

Traditional or indigenous knowledge has been recognized as an important resource for natural resource management. However, it can be difficult to integrate into practice. This article suggests integrating traditional phenological knowledge, or TPK, into adaptive management approaches to fire regimes in social-ecological systems.