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Provide Input for Beacons Training Opportunities in 2018

The BEACONs project is designing future outreach and training opportunities – please share your feedback! If you are interested in learning more about BEACONs, please complete a very short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/FRJWZKK Learn more about the Beacons project here: http://www.beaconsproject.ca/ Project … Continue reading

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Alaska DNR Seeks Natural Resource Technicians

The State of Alaska Division of Forestry anticipates selecting multiple long term nonpermanent Natural Resource Technician II (crew member) and III (crew leader) positions, to support the U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis program. All positions will … Continue reading

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New Research Explores the Changing Role of Thunderstorms and Lightning in Boreal Wildfires

New research examines the changing role of thunderstorms and lightning strikes on the boreal forest wildfire regime. A team supported by NASA and led by Sander Veraverbeke (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and University of California, Irvine) analyzed satellite data and other … Continue reading

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Webinar: Assessing vulnerability of Interior Alaskan Subsistence Users to Impacts of Environmental Change on Travel and Access

Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy Webinar: Assessing vulnerability of Interior Alaskan Subsistence Users to Impacts of Environmental Change on Travel and Access Date: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM AKST Presenter: Helen Cold, University of Alaska Fairbanks … Continue reading

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Webinar: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program

Webinar: U.S. Forest Service Interior Alaska Forest Inventory and Analysis Program The Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program acts as the Nation’s forest census by inventorying all potentially forested lands in all 50 states and the Pacific Islands. … Continue reading

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National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) RFP Announced

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is requesting proposals to further conservation of species and habitats in Alaska. The conservation strategy for Alaska follows NFWF’s institutional outcome focused approach to species conservation, and includes three primary focal geographies: The … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Conserving Large Landscapes: Science to Support Pro-active Planning

Please join partners from the Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative and BEACONs project to learn about a new approach for proactive planning and adaptive management in the context of uncertainty and change across Alaska and Northwest Canada. Conserving Large Landscapes: … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording: Identifying Climate Vulnerabilities and Prioritizing Adaptation Strategies for Eulachon Populations in Southeast Alaska

Identifying Climate Vulnerabilities and Prioritizing Adaptation Strategies for Eulachon Populations in Southeast Alaska Meredith Pochardt, Takshanuk Watershed Council Hooligan (Eulachon or Saak), a small anadromous smelt species, have been a culturally significant subsistence species for the Tlingit people for generations. … Continue reading

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Webinar: Living with wildland fires: What we learned from the 2016 Horse River Wildfire

Webinar Tuesday, November 21: Living with wildland fires: What we learned from the 2016 Horse River Wildfire Mike Flannigan, Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science and University of Alberta Cordy Tymstra, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry 1000-1100 AKST Fire happens in … Continue reading

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Webinar: Northwest Boreal Science and Management Research Tool

The Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative is pleased to announce the launch of the Northwest Boreal Science and Management Research Tool. Explore thousands of curated scholarly articles, state and federal resource reports, land management plans, and more. Each entry includes … Continue reading

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