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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
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
Abstracts are being accepted until June 14th, 2019, for the 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference. This year’s conference will be held in Portland, Oregon from October 8-10, 2019.
The Northwest Climate Conference provides an opportunity to connect with a diverse community of practitioners, scientists, tribal communities and decision-makers working to build climate resilience in the Northwest.
On the heels of Earth Day, the National Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) will be participating at the 4th National Adaptation Forum this week in Madison, Wisconsin.
The Forum brings together climate adaptation practitioners from across the country to exchange knowledge and tools for incorporating climate change into their work, to network with others in the adaptation community, and to participate in professional development opportunities.
In partnership with the Puget Sound Climate Preparedness Collaborative and the Tulalip Tribes, the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group are co-hosting an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, April 16th at 11 AM (PT) on “Managing Western Washington Wildfire Risk in a Changing Climate”.Read more
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.Read more