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Past Meetings & Events

Spring Assessment and Climate Adaptation Workshop

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (All day) to Friday, July 31, 2015 (All day)

This workshop is designed to improve stewardship of spring by educating the public, educators and students, government agencies, NGOs, and Tribes. Participants will deepen their understanding of spring ecosystems, ecological integrity, natural and cultural resources, stewardship, restoration, monitoring, field data collection, and information management. The workshop consists of classroom presentations and discussions, as well as hand-on field inventory and assessment training each day.  

El Niño Webinar at NC CSC Monthly Check In

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

There is a greater than 90% chance that El Niño* will continue through Northern Hemisphere fall 2015, and around an 85% chance it will last through the 2015-16 winter. Imtiaz Rangwala presented a webinar on the emerging 2015-16 El Niño event and its potential impacts on the North Central region of the U.S. The climate FSA team Jeff Lukas (WWA), and Andrea Ray (NOAA ESRL) colloaborated on the presentation. A recording is available, and Wyoming's Livestock Round-up of August 2015 (V27, N13) covered the information. Slides are attached to the full event announcement. 

Climate Smart Conservation Training

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, July 30, 2015 (All day)

This course is designed to demystify climate adaptation for application to on-the-ground conservation, and will provide guidance in how to carry out adaptation with intentionality, how to manage for change and not just persistence, how to craft climate-informed conservation goals, and how to integrate adaptation into ongoing work. Conservation practitioners and natural resource managers will learn to become savvy consumers of climate information, tools, and models. This course is geared towards tribal environmental professionals and BIA managers.

Quarterly Cross-CSC Meeting

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 (All day) to Thursday, July 16, 2015 (All day)

Four times a year, directors and staff from the eight national Climate Science Centers meet to discuss work occuring at their centers. 

Rising Voices Workshop

Monday, June 29, 2015 (All day) to Wednesday, July 1, 2015 (All day)

The Rising Voices workshops facilitate cross-cultural approaches for adaptation solutions to climate variability and change. Diverse participants attend the workshops – Indigenous leaders, Indigenous and non-Indigenous environmental experts, students, and scientific professionals, including representatives from tribal, local, state, and federal resource management agencies, academia, tribal colleges, and research organizations. 

Monthly Check-in Call with Management-Directed Projects

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Title:  Report on NC CSC Open Science Conference (Jill Lackett and Trevor Even)

Wind River Drought Preparedness Kick-Off Meeting

Thursday, June 11, 2015 (All day)

Collaborators on the Wind River Drought Preparedness Project will meet to provide an overview of the project and establish a path forward. This event is closed to the public.

Monthly Check In Call

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Title:  Funded Investigators Round Robin

Check-in Summary:  This May call will focus on: a recap of the Open Science Conference that just concluded, a discussion of the format for future monthly management project check-ins (if not verbal on the call), and selection of topics for upcoming scientific presentations.  Jeff Morisette will also give a brief NC CSC update.

2015 Open Science Conference

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 9:00am to Friday, May 22, 2015 - 5:00pm

The 2015 Open Science Conference at CSU offered research scientists and stakeholders the opportunity to actively engage with the North Central Climate Science Center. Together, they identified climate-related research topics that directly impact management in the North Central United States and found ways to improve dialogue between researchers and land managers.

Climate Scenarios Session at the NCCSC Open Science Conference

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 (All day)

Imtiaz Rangwala chaired this session, which had four speakers representing different CSCs. The session had individual presentations and a panel discussion. Rangwala also participated in a separate panel discussion organized by the Southern Rockies LCC staff on integrated climate change information into decision making. Slides for Rangwala's presentation are available