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National Invasive Species Week – Alaska Resources

National Invasive Species Week runs from February 27 to March 3, 2017. There are several resources in Alaska to learn more about invasive species and ways to prevent their introduction and spread. 1. Alaska Department of Fish and Game Invasive … Continue reading

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Alaska Wildfire Costs Projected to Grow this Century

Wildfires in Alaska and Canada cost millions of dollars to homeowners, businesses, and local and national governments. Those costs are expected to rise with a warming northern climate, according to new research that utilizes the ALFRESCO model. In an article … Continue reading

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Arctic Data Center Call for Proposals for Synthesis Working Group

To promote the analysis and synthesis of Arctic data and to inform ongoing development of the data repository, the Arctic Data Center is soliciting requests for proposals for a Synthesis Working Group, with research to begin by August 2017. Funding … Continue reading

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Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program Funding Opportunity

The USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program is announcing a funding opportunity. The Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program (FRTEP) funds Extension programs on American Indian Reservations and Tribal jurisdictions that address the unique needs and … Continue reading

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Yukon Community Adaptation Research in Whitehorse Daily Star

New research from the Northern Climate ExChange, funded by Norwest Boreal Landscape Conservation Cooperative explores factors that inhibit or facilitate climate research uptake by communities. A recent article in the Whitehorse Daily Star discusses the research, which identifies important considerations … Continue reading

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Alaska Salmon Fellow Accepting Applications

The Alaska Humanities Forum is now accepting applications and nominations for the Alaska Salmon Fellows program. Applications are due February 28, 2017. This new program will facilitate demanding conversations about salmon issues among leaders from a cross section of salmon … Continue reading

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Yukon River Research Featured in ADN

New research that explores how the Yukon River basin is experiencing chemical changes due to melting permafrost was featured recently in the Alaska Dispatch News. Led by Alaska Climate Science Center/USGS scientist Ryan Toohey, a NWB LCC collaborator, the study … Continue reading

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Upcoming Alaska Fire Science Consortium Webinars

The Alaska Fire Science Consortium is hosting two webinars in early February: New Tool for Future Scenario Building for Alaska Fire Managers DATE: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 TIME: 10:00-11:00 AKST (11:00 PST, 14:00 EST) PRESENTERS: Courtney Schultz, Colorado State University … Continue reading

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New Invasive Species Reporting Tool Launches

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game and the Department of Natural Resources announce the new online Invasive Species Reporter is live and operational! You can now send a report with the geographic location of an invasive species from your … Continue reading

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Abstracts Sought for “Our Boreal Our Future: The Science, Policy and Practice of Addressing Change”

This summer’s conference, Our Boreal Our Future: The Science, Policy and Practice of Addressing Change,” to be held June 5-9 2017 in Bangor, Maine is seeking abstracts. The submission process for contributed abstracts has been extended to February 17, 2017. … Continue reading

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