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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.
The Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center (NW CASC) is excited to welcome Mary Ann Rozance as our new Postdoctoral Fellow. Mary Ann joins us from Portland State University, where she received her PhD in Urban Studies and was also a Fellow through a National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) program.Read more
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