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NW CASC Seeks Postdoc Focused on Fire & Climate

Are you a researcher interested in the nexus of climate change and wildfire? The University of Washington, in partnership with the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) and the University of Montana, is searching for a talented scientist with an interest in climate-fire-ecosystem dynamics and associated natural resource management in the Northwestern US and a passion for delivering research that informs decision-making!  

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WA Representative Derek Kilmer Invests in Climate Resilience, Showing Continued Support for the NW CASC

The recently passed FY21 House Interior Appropriations bill includes nearly $63 million to support the national network of Climate Adaptation Science Centers (CASC), including the Northwest CASC. These investments will allow the CASC network to continue to provide actionable science and research that directly address many of the climate-related challenges unique to different regions of the country. 

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Climate Change Refugia Special Issue: Buying Time for Biodiversity to Adapt in a Changing World

Human-caused climate change will rapidly alter ecosystems in the Northwest and around the world, putting species that inhabit them under severe stress. These sweeping ecological changes will leave little time for species and ecosystems to adapt to new conditions, resulting in extinctions and large-scale ecosystem transformations. 

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NW CASC Consortium Universities Recognized with Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

The Carnegie Foundation recently announced that the University of Washington (UW), the NW CASC’s host institution, is a new recipient of its 2020 Community Engagement Classification. The Community Engagement classification recognizes institutions that have deep partnerships with local communities to enrich scholarship, teaching and learning; strengthen democracy and civic society; and advance the public good. 

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