Project credits

LEAP Biodiversity Vision project steering committee
Nidia Arguedas, Cleveland Metroparks
Renee Boronka, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Amy Brennan, The Nature Conservancy
Rob Curtis, Summit Metro Parks
Elizabeth Mather, Lake Metroparks
Joy Mulinex, Western Reserve Land Conservancy
Paul Pira, Geauga Park District
Gary Popotnik, The Wilderness Center
John Reinier, Cleveland Metroparks
Chris Tracey, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Project manager and writer: David Beach, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Graphic designer: Wendy Donkin, Small Seeds Design

GIS Mapping and analysis
Nidia Arguedas, Cleveland Metroparks
August Froehlich, The Nature Conservancy
Elizabeth Mather, Lake Metroparks

Climate change vulnerability study and adaptation strategy development assistance
U.S. Forest Service Northern Research Station, Landscape Change Research Group: Louis Iverson, Anantha Prasad, Matt Peters, Steve Matthews
Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science: Patricia Leopold

Photography
David Beach
Jim Bissell
Luis Cantu
Laura Dempsey
Wendy Donkin
Gary Meszaros
Liz Russell
Judy Semroc
Scott Shaw/The Plain Dealer
Christian Storik
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wikimedia Commons

Project funding
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity
National Fish & Wildlife Foundation: Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership Fund
Wildlife Conservation Society's Climate Adaptation Fund, supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Summit Metro Parks
Geauga Park District
Carol Thaler
Western Reserve Land Conservancy