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The Social-Ecological Resilience and Changing Landscapes Webinar Series

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us this spring for The Social-Ecological Resilience and Changing Landscapes Webinar Series.  This series will explore activities and tools that facilitate effective adaptation and build social-ecological resilience in the context of changing landscapes.  For additional information, visit the series website  or contact Laurie Yung at the University of Montana W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation.  The full webinar series schedule is also attached. 

The series will start with a webinar focused on Conducting Vulnerability Assessments on Wednesday, January 25th, Noon-1:00 PM (MST).  Drawing on vulnerability assessments conducted in various systems, this webinar will examine the process for identifying species, ecosystems, and resources at risk.  The webinar will cover the sensitivity-exposure-adaptive capacity framework, where to find relevant information, and how to conduct the analysis. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of the specific insights gained from vulnerability assessments and how these analyses are used in decision-making.  This webinar will be presented by Marcie Bidwell (Executive Director, Mountain Studies Institute) and Renee Rondeau (Conservation Planning Team Lead, Colorado Natural Heritage Program).

This webinar series is sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, North Central Climate Science Center, University of Montana W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, United States Geological Survey, The Nature Conservancy, Mountain Studies Institute, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Western Water Assessment, University of Colorado, and NOAA.   

Log-in to the webinar through AdobeConnect at You will be prompted to download a plug-in the first time you access AdobeConnect. There is no password for the webinar meeting room.  Audio for the webinar is available through the conference line 1-888-844-9904, passcode 2453228#.

To join the webinar mailing list, please contract Laurie Yung