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Webinar: 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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Register for Pacific Northwest Tribal First Nations Climate Summit

Tribal Councils, committees, administrators, department directors, managers, staff, and citizens of Tribes and First Nations are invited to attend: Tribal / First Nations Climate Change Summit Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM PST -to- Thursday, December 14, 2017 at … Continue reading

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Webinar Recording- Building a Better Bird Map: Audubon Alaska’s 2017 Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas

Max Goldman, Marine Ecologist For Audubon Alaska The Ecological Atlas of the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas is a comprehensive, trans-boundary atlas that represents the current state of knowledge in a wide breadth of relevant Arctic marine domains centered around the … Continue reading

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Webinar: Mapping the Human Footprint Across the Boreal

Webinar: Mapping the Human Footprint Across the Boreal Marcus Geist, Alaska Center for Conservation Science The Alaska Center for Conservation Science (ACCS) at the University of Alaska Anchorage, in partnership with the Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative (NWB LCC), embarked … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Assessment of the Application of Climate Information in Wildfire Management in Alaska: Experiences from the Alaska Fire Science Consortium

A webinar will be held on October 24th examining how the Alaska Fire Science Consortium contributes to fire management in Alaska. Assessment of the Application of Climate Information in Wildfire Management in Alaska: Experiences from the Alaska Fire Science Consortium … Continue reading

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Northwest Boreal LCC Anthropogenic Footprint Maps Available

Understanding the current, and historical, extent of human development is an important component to effectively managing ecosystems. The Alaska Center for Conservation Science at the University of Alaska Anchorage, in partnership with the Northwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative, embarked on … Continue reading

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2017 Fall Alaska Fire Science Workshop to be held October 10

In association with the Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review, the Alaska Fire Science Consortium will host a half-day workshop on October 10, 2017. Topics include economic and ecological effects of fuel treatments, exploring future fire scenarios, tundra fire, and seasonal … Continue reading

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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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