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Past Meetings & Events

Monthly PI Check In

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Molly Cross of the Wildlife Conservation Society will give an overview of the WCS Climate Adaptation Fund grant program, with a particular focus on how scientists at the NC-CSC can help to support applicants and their proposed projects. She will also provide some tips for conservation practitioners on applying to the grant program, as well as introducing the training/coaching sessions that the WCS are leading to help conservation practitioners bring climate change into their work. 
 

Scaling Climate Change Meeting - Badlands

Monday, August 24, 2015 (All day)

NC CSC Funded Project "Scaling Climate Change Adaptation in the Northern Great Plains through Regional Climate Summaries and Local Qualitative-quantitative Scenario Planning Workshops" will host its first in-person meeting with stakeholders from Badlands National Park. These meetings will lay the fundation for upcoming scenario planning and simulation modeling efforts. 

Scaling Climate Change Meeting - Knife River

Friday, August 21, 2015 (All day)

NC CSC Funded Project "Scaling Climate Change Adaptation in the Northern Great Plains through Regional Climate Summaries and Local Qualitative-quantitative Scenario Planning Workshops" will host its first in-person meeting with stakeholders from the Knife River Indian Villages Historical Site. These meetings will lay the fundation for upcoming scenario planning and simulation modeling efforts. 

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. http://esa.org/baltimore/

 

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. 

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