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New Report on Makah Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Resource Assessment

Current Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Laura Nelson is an author on a new report about “Makah Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Resource Assessment: A preliminary framework to utilize traditional knowledge into climate change planning.” Many Indigenous communities are planning for the protection of their natural resources and cultures in the face of climate change. 

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Abstract Submission Period Open for 10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

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. 

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Upcoming Panel Event on Creating Actionable Science through Community Collaboration

Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) University Deputy Director Meade Krosby will join a group of researchers from the University of Washington (UW) during an upcoming panel event about “Creating Fruitful Collaborations: Leaving the Deficit Model for the Engagement Model.” During this event, the panelists will discuss the importance of engaging with and building relationships with communities and stakeholders to develop actionable science that is used to meet real-world needs. 

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NW CASC Joins Adaptation Practitioners from Across the Country at the National Adaptation Forum

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. 

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