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NW CASC Research Provides New Synthesis on Ecological Drought in the Northwest

As the climate changes in the Northwest, increasing temperatures and changing precipitation patterns are expected to significantly alter our annual snowpack, stream flows and water availability. Along with these changes comes an increased risk of ecological drought, or periods of water stress that significantly impact species, habitats, ecosystems and the services they provide. 

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NW CASC Partnering on Project Examining Relationship Between Fish & Wildlife Health, Disease and Climate Change Across North America

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is part of a one-year project led by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC), in partnership with the USGS Climate Adaptation Science Center Network, to understand and prepare for emerging challenges related to fish and wildlife health, disease, and climate change across North America. 

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Funding Opportunity: NW CASC Seeks Fellowship Applications from Graduate Students & Postdocs at Oregon State University

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) invites proposals for its 2019-2020 Research Fellowship Program from graduate students and postdoctoral scientists at Oregon State University (2019-20 Fellows have already been selected from University of Washington, Boise State University, University of Montana, Washington State University, and Western Washington University). 

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Upcoming Crosscut Panel Event with NW CASC University Director Amy Snover

The Rising: Facing the Existential Threat of Climate Upheaval
On Thursday, October 24th, Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center University Director Amy Snover will join other climate scientists, tribal representatives and journalists in discussing climate change and adaptation in the Northwest during a Crosscut Talks event on The Rising: Facing the Existential Threat of Climate Upheaval. 

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NW CASC Heading to 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

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. 

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Meet the NW CASC’s 2019-2020 Research Fellows!

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. 

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