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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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Galena Biomass Project Presentation

Tim Kalke from Sustainable Energy for Galena presented on July 25th on the innovative, community-driven project that utilizes biomass surrounding the Yukon River community. You can view Kalke’s slides to learn about the project: Contact Tim Kalke at Tim.kalke [at] … Continue reading

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Webinar Tuesday: LiDAR Elevation Data Collection on the YK Delta

LiDAR Elevation Data Collection on the YK Delta Mike Meiser, Woolpert’s Government Solution Market New elevation data for 1600 square miles of the Yukon-Kuskowkim Delta will be available soon. Using LiDAR—Light Detection and Ranging technology to create the high resolution … Continue reading

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Upcoming Biomass Webinar: Life Cycle Assessment and Economics of Torrefied Biomass

An upcoming webinar hosted by Waste to Wisdom will explore new innovations in biomass. Life Cycle Assessment and Economics of Torrefied Biomass August 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. (AK) “Torrefaction is a low temperature thermal treatment process that improves the … Continue reading

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Community-Driven Sustainable Energy – Galena Biomass Project Webinar 7/25/17

Tim Kalke from Sustainable Energy for Galena will present on the innovative, community-driven project that utilizes biomass surrounding the Yukon River community. A webinar will take place on Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. Audio: Teleconference: 1-866-755-3168 Passcode: 40211914# … Continue reading

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NWB LCC Steering Committee Member Honored

NWB LCC Steering Committee member Gary Larsen from the Army Corps of Engineers Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory in Fairbanks has been honored with the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service. Read more at the Fairbanks Daily News Miner:

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High Altitude Balloon Captures the Boreal Forest from Near Space

A group of engineering students and recent graduates flew a balloon to the edge of space near Fairbanks earlier this year. The group associated with the company, Night Crew Labs, built a balloon that took cameras up to 90,000 feet, … Continue reading

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