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Call for Tribal Delegates to Apply for 2019 Tribal Climate Camp

The 2019 Tribal Climate Camp, hosted by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, will take place June 16-21, 2019 at the Flathead Lake Biological Station in Polson, Montana. The Tribal Climate Camp is designed to support teams of tribal leaders, climate change coordinators, planners and program managers to build skills, gather information and develop tribal policy needed to address climate change impacts. 

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NW CASC-Funded Research Explores Streamflow Permanence in Northwest Rivers and Streams

As the climate changes, resource managers are increasingly challenged by limited knowledge of where and when streams and rivers will maintain streamflow. A new paper on NW CASC-funded research details the USGS PRObability of Streamflow PERmanence (PROSPER) model, a regional model that provides information about where streams supported year round flow on a year-to-year basis for 2004-2016. 

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Funding Opportunity: Washington Sea Grant’s 2019 Request for Proposals

Washington Sea Grant (WSG) is currently requesting proposals for one- to two-year projects from investigators at academic, research, and education institutions throughout Washington. WSG is seeking to fund projects that align with one of four focus areas: healthy coastal ecosystems; sustainable fisheries and aquaculture; resilient communities and economies; and ocean literacy and workforce development. 

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Introducing our New Logo!

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is proud to announce the launch of our new logo! This clean and modern look not only compliments our new website, but better represents the amazing Northwest region that we are working hard to safeguard. 

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NW CASC Fellow’s New Paper Evaluates Sagebrush-steppe Monitoring After Fire

NW CASC Fellow Cara Applestein is the lead author on a new paper that evaluates methods of monitoring sagebrush-steppe ecosystems after disturbance events such as wildfire. Sagebrush-steppe is a type of grassland ecosystem made up of sagebrush and other native shrubs, grasses and plants that provide important ecological services, support a diversity of species and are used by the ranching industry for grazing livestock. 

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