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Register for NW CASC’s Fall Webinar Series: Amplifying Actionable Science through Intentional, Integrated & Creative Communications

The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center is hosting its next skills-building webinar series focused on the role of communication in the co-production of actionable science. This series will offer strategies for integrating communication approaches across the life cycle of co-production efforts, provide lessons for successfully working with the media to increase the reach and impact of science, and highlight creative products used to communicate collaborative research. 

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NW CASC Fellow Ashley Bagley Awarded Washington Sea Grant State Fellowship

Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) Fellow Ashley Bagley has been selected for the the 2019-2020 Washington Sea Grant (WSG) State Fellowship (formerly the Marc Hershman Marine Policy Fellowship). The WSG State Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for soon-to-graduate or recently graduated students engaged in studies pertaining to ocean and coastal policy issues. 

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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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NW CASC-Funded Research Explores Remote Sensing of Nitrogen in Dryland Ecosystems

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. 

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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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