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The National Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) will be participating in the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference this week (October 8-10) in Portland, Oregon. The Northwest Climate Conference brings together a diverse community of practitioners, scientists, tribal communities and decision-makers advancing climate resilience across the Northwest.Read more
We are pleased to welcome the NW CASC’s 2019-2020 Research Fellows as they kick off their Fellowship activities this fall. These nine Fellows represent each of our consortium universities.
Throughout their Fellowship year, each Fellow will conduct research in close collaboration with regional natural resource managers and decision-makers to produce relevant science on climate change impacts and adaptation actions.
What does increasing drought mean for the Northwest streams that provide critical habitat for our region’s fish and wildlife? As the climate changes, which streams will continue to flow year-round and which will dry up?Read more
NW CASC Researchers Join Fish & Wildlife Professionals at The Wildlife Society & American Fisheries Society Joint Conference
Are you attending The Wildlife Society & American Fisheries Society 2019 Joint Annual Conference? If so, be sure to check out presentations from the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and from across the Climate Adaptation Science Center network!Read more
Register for NW CASC’s Fall Webinar Series: Amplifying Actionable Science through Intentional, Integrated & Creative Communications
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is hosting its next skills-building webinar series focused on the role of communication in the co-production of actionable science. This series will offer strategies for integrating communication approaches across the life cycle of co-production efforts, provide lessons for successfully working with the media to increase the reach and impact of science, and highlight creative products used to communicate collaborative research.Learn More and Register
Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Ashley Bagley has been selected for the the 2019-2020 Washington Sea Grant (WSG) State Fellowship (formerly the Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship). The WSG State Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently graduated students engaged in studies pertaining to ocean and coastal policy issues.Read more
Current Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Laura Nelson is an author on a new report about “Makah Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Resource Assessment: A preliminary framework to utilize traditional knowledge into climate change planning.” Many Indigenous communities are planning for the protection of their natural resources and cultures in the face of climate change.Read more
Registration is now open for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference, which will be held at the historic Sentinel Hotel in Portland, Oregon on October 8-10, 2019. The Northwest Climate Conference brings together a diverse community of practitioners, scientists, tribal communities and decision-makers advancing climate resilience across the Northwest.Read more
Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Deputy Director Meade Krosby will present a webinar on “Tribal Resources for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments” on Tuesday, June 11th at noon (PT), as part of the National Climate Adaptation Science Center’s 2019 “Science You Can Use” series.Read more
Former Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Hamid Dashti is the lead author of a new paper that evaluates methods for measuring nitrogen in dryland ecosystems. As the climate warms, dryland ecosystems in the western United States are already experiencing change and becoming more susceptible to fire-prone, invasive species such as cheatgrass.Read more