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Faces of Adaptation: Meet Jessica Halofsky

Jessica Halofsky is the director of the USDA Northwest Climate Hub and the Forest Service Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center (WWETAC). In her role, Jessica promotes applied climate change science and adaptation in natural resources in the Northwest and across the West. 

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NW CASC Paper Calls for Transforming Science Training to Build Capacity for Actionable Climate Adaptation Science

How can we mobilize science to support the transformational global action required by climate change? By creating a new type of scientist. A new open-access paper in the journal Environmental Research Letters emphasizes the need for science training that builds collaborative science skills at different career stages to develop a strong community of practice around actionable climate science. 

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Faces of Adaptation: Coral Avery

Coral Avery is an enrolled member of the Shawnee Tribe and grew up in San Diego County, California. She is a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Pathways Program Intern working closely with NW CASC Tribal Liaison Chas Jones for both the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) and NW CASC in youth climate programming. 

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NW CASC’s Amy Snover Discusses Value of CASC Program with WA Representative Derek Kilmer

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center’s (NW CASC) University Director, Dr. Amy Snover, recently talked with WA Representative Derek Kilmer about the unique work of the Climate Adaptation Science Centers and how Congress’ continued support for building climate resilience through investments in the CASC program is helping the Northwest and the country as a whole prepare for and adapt to a changing climate. 

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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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