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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.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
The 2019 Tribes & First Nations Climate Change Summit will be held in Spokane, Washington on July 30-31st. This Summit will convene leaders from Tribes and First Nations throughout North America to advance tribal climate change policy and action.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.
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.Read more
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is thrilled to welcome Nicole DeCrappeo as our U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Director! Nicole brings a strong research background, proven leadership skills and a deep commitment to advancing climate adaptation in our region.Read more
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has funding available through its Tribal Resilience Program for activities that support tribal resilience and/or coastal management planning as tribes prepare for the impacts of climate change.Read more
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.