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Past Meetings & Events

Ecological Consequences of Climate Change Symopsium

Monday, August 17, 2015 (All day)

Colorado State University and the University of Western Sydney will partner to offer a joint symposium on the Ecological Consequences of Climate Change. Speakers for the event include NC CSC USGS Director Jeff Morisette talking about "Regional Outlook and Partnership for Climate Research" and USDA Northern Plains Climate Hub's Justin Derner discussing "USDA Regional Hubs: Assisting ranchers, farmers, and forest land maangers with decision-making. 

Ecological Society of America Meeting

Sunday, August 9, 2015 (All day) to Friday, August 14, 2015 (All day)

The Ecological Society of America currently stands at a boundary between 100 successful years for the Society and an uncharted future for the planet.  The Centennial meeting will support both retrospective and prospective sessions – looking back at the history of the field of ecology as well as forward into its future.


PhenoCam Webinar

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Joe Krienert (a summer intern based at the North Central Climate Science Center) has been doing some really exciting work deploying new phenocams and analyzing phenocam data. He will give a summary of this work on August 4, 1-2PM MST (call-in details below). 

Topic: Summary of Joe Krienert's Summer Work 

Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2015 
Time: 1:00 pm, Mountain Daylight Time (Denver, GMT-06:00) 
Meeting number: 712 106 450 
Meeting password: (This meeting does not require a password.) 

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.