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Yukon North Slope Traditional Knowledge Report Available

A new report, Inuvialuit Traditional Knowledge of Wildlife Habitat on the Yukon North Slope, detailing traditional knowledge of important species along the Yukon North Slope has been released. Inuvialuit Traditional Knowledge of Wildlife Habitat on the Yukon North Slope Prepared … Continue reading

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Aleutian Vessel Drift Modeling Webinar Recording

A webinar discussing an ongoing analysis of simulated disabled ship drift dynamics was held on Tuesday, August 22. Ben Matheson presened work supported by the Aleutian and Bering Sea Islands LCC, as well as Wildlife Conservation Society and Genwest. Understanding … Continue reading

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Webinar September 5th: Supporting the Earth Science Community through Holistic Data Management Approaches

A webinar will be held on September 5th at 12:00 p.m.(AK): “Supporting the Earth Science Community through Holistic Data Management Approaches” Presenter: Rob Bochenek, Axiom Data Science This talk will describe the end-to-end cyber infrastructure developed to support stakeholders in … Continue reading

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Alaska Aspen Workshop Registration Open

The Alaska Aspen Workshop registration is now open and posted at http://www.alaska.forestry.org/alaska. A 3-day workshop will take place beginning in Fairbanks on September 12, 2017 to discuss the ecology and management of aspen in Alaska’s Interior. The rest of the … Continue reading

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Alaskan U.S. National Vegetation Classification Workshop Announced

A workshop to bring the new U.S National Vegetation Classification forward in Alaska and develop plans for new Landfire work will take place in November. U.S National Vegetation Classification Workshop: Meeting Landfire Needs and Beyond Date: Nov 7-9, 2017 Location: … Continue reading

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Forest Service Seeks Students for Research Assistantship Program

The U.S. Forest Service and The Wildlife Society are accepting applications for a research assistantship program for Alaska Native, First Nations, and Native American students. The program facilitates mentoring opportunities for scientists with the students and promotes student advancement and … Continue reading

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New study explores conservation scenarios in the Yukon Boreal Mountains

A recent study explores several multiple scenarios for networks of landscape-scale conservation areas across the boreal mountains of of the Yukon Territory. In ‘Securing a Wild Future: Planning for landscape-scale conservation of Yukon’s Boreal Mountains,’ Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Canada’s … Continue reading

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Webinar Tuesday: Disabled Ship Drift Modeling in the Bering Sea

A webinar discussing an ongoing analysis of simulated disabled ship drift dynamics will be held on Tuesday, August 22. Ben Matheson will present work supported by the Aleutian and Bering Sea Islands LCC, as well as Wildlife Conservation Society and … Continue reading

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An inventory of resource management plans across the Northwest Boreal region

Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NWB LCC) partners are working to collectively design a sustainable future for the people, cultures, and ecosystems in the region. To begin this difficult task, the partners asked for a review and synthesis of existing … Continue reading

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Job Posting: NWB LCC Partnership Director

The Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative Steering Committee is seeking a Partnership Director. LOCATION: Anchorage or Fairbanks, Alaska or Whitehorse, Yukon APPOINTMENT: Minimum two years, full time BACKGROUND: The Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NWB LCC) is a self-directed management-science … Continue reading

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