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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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American Fisheries Society (AFS) & American Water Resources Association Abstracts Sought

Abstract submission for presentations and posters for the March 2017 Alaska Chapter – American Fisheries Society (AFS) and American Water Resources Association joint meeting is now open. Interested presenters may submit their information online here. Abstracts are due February 10th. … Continue reading

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New Paper Explore Best Practices in Coproduction of Science

As resource managers and decision makers face a future in which many decisions and scenarios include increased complexity and uncertainty, a new paper published in Conservation Letters proposes several ways in which participants can best work alongside one another in … Continue reading

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Three Vacancies on Landscape Conservation Cooperatives Council

The LCC Council is recruiting members to fill two vacancies for at-Large participants and is seeking a representative from Urban Land Planning, a representative from Governors’ Associations, and a member to fill a vacancy for its Indigenous participant. Nomination forms … Continue reading

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Call For Abstracts Open For Boreal Forest Research Conference

The 18th international conference of the International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA) is being hosted by the USDA Forest Service and the University of Maine in Bangor, Maine, USA. Invited keynote speakers, scientific sessions (oral and poster) and panel discussions … Continue reading

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