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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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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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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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