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NW CASC Welcomes New Postdoctoral Fellow

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is excited to welcome Mary Ann Rozance as our new Postdoctoral Fellow. Mary Ann joins us from Portland State University, where she received her PhD in Urban Studies and was also a Fellow through a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program. 

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Upcoming Panel Event on Wildfire with Director Amy Snover

Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center’s University Director Dr. Amy Snover will serve as a panelist during an upcoming Seminar “Fired Up: Building Wildfire Resilient Communities in a Changing Climate,” held at the University of Washington on March 27th as part of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) Seminar Series. 

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Application Period Open for Tribal Climate Resilience Student Internships

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Pathways program is offering two summer Tribal Climate Resilience Internships for Native American undergraduate and Master’s students. The first internship opportunity, located in Eugene, Oregon, will be co-hosted by the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC), University of Oregon’s Tribal Climate Change Project and the BIA Tribal Resilience Program. 

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Funding Opportunity: NW CASC 2019-20 Research Fellowship Program

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students at University of Washington (UW), Boise State University (BSU), University of Montana (UM), Washington State University (WSU) and Western Washington University (WWU) and postdoctoral scientists at BSU, UM, WSU, and WWU (this fellowship cannot support postdocs at UW). 

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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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