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CLN/CSI Minnesota Extension's Online Climate Adaptation Training Program for Resource Professionals and the Forestry Deep-dive

Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Pre-registration is required.Nathan Meyer, Program Leader for Natural Resources at University of Minnesota Extension will discuss a University of Minnesota Extension collaboration with MN Sea Grant and a national group of Extension professionals to develop a 40-hour online...

Climate Change, Learn and Contribute! Become a Citizen Scientist Today!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7:30 pm EDT

John McLaughlin, NOAA's Citizen Science Coordinator will present this month's webinar in the Climate Steward series. Pre-registration is required.Abstract: You don’t have to be a professional scientist to contribute to our understanding of Earth’s climate. Much of what we know...

Partnering to Extend Climate Communication and Literacy

Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Erin Lane, Coordinator USDA Northeast Climate Hub, North Atlantic Fire Science Exchange will be providing an update on the USDA Northeast Climate Hub and introducing a new Listserv Pilot program that will provide opportunities for commodity and region specific discussions...

Wood and Timber Design: Trends and Outlook

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

On July 14th, 2016 at 1:00pm EDT, Dustin Albright, Assistant Professor at the Clemson University School of Architecture and member of Clemson’s Wood Utilization and Design Institute will present “Wood and Timber Design: Trends and Outlook”. Dustin will discuss the use...

How Will Forests Affect Mountain Snow Storage in a Warming Climate?

Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Forests strongly influence snow processes and affect the amount and duration of snow storage on a landscape. Therefore, forest changes, from management activities or natural disturbances, have important consequences for spring and summer soil moisture availability, aquatic...

Climate Change Science 101 for Land Grant University Administrators: A Primer for Deans, Directors and Support Staff

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:00 am EDT

Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd, Director for Program in Atmospheric Sciences at The University of Georgia and The Weather Channel's WxGeeks presents a primer on climate change for Land Grant University Administrators: A Primer for Deans, Directors and Support Staff. Dr. Marshall...

EAB and woodland ash: Learning from the Michigan experience

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Eli Sagor

EAB and woodland ash: Learning from the Michigan experienceWith recent discoveries of emerald ash borer in and near Minnesota’s northwoods, foresters are getting more serious about silvicultural options as we face potential widespread ash mortality. Forest health specialist...

Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A comprehensive science synthesis

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Droughts have occurred frequently in the past and will continue to occur. Some places will see more severe or frequent droughts in the future, while others may not. The ongoing severe droughts in many parts of the US have been widely publicized, but there is a lack of...

Emerald ash borer biology, ecology, management, and implications for natural and urban forest areas in the Southeast

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT

Dr. Dan Herms, Professor and Chairperson, Dept. of Entomology, The Ohio State University will present. This webinar will cover biology, ecology, and management of the emerald ash borer, an invasive tree pest now present throughout much of the eastern U.S. The webinar is...

Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basin Drought Assessment

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:30 pm EDT

This webinar, brought to you by the Southeast Climate Consortium (SECC) and National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) will provide updated information on the climate, water and drought status of the ACF River Basin. Input will be provided by the Florida State...

Climate change and eastern larch beetle is a bad mix for tamarack in Minnesota

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Eli Sagor

Webinar: Climate change and eastern larch beetle is a bad mix for tamarack in MinnesotaThe eastern larch beetle is found throughout North American tamarack forests. However, its tree-killing behavior in Minnesota and Wisconsin hasn't followed typical patterns in recent...

Primary drivers of climate today and in the future - a primer for extension

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 3:00 pm EDT

Climate changes - both over years and centuries. Ryan Boyles will explain some of the primary drivers for year-to-year variations in climate for North America and those that affect changes over decades and centuries. Dr. Ryan Boyles is an applied climatologist and...

Patterns, Causes and Consequences of Spring Onset Timing Variations and Trends in the U.S.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 3:30 pm EDT

Julio Betancourt, Senior Scientist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston VA will present.Seasonal timing has myriad impacts on plants and animals, biospheric processes, and human systems, and is critical for formulating adaptive responses to both climate variability and...

Leveraging Web-Based Platforms such as the Early Career Climate Forum to Enhance Climate Change Communication and Engagement

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm EST

In this seminar, Ezra Markowitz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Decision-Making at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will present some of the new platforms that he and others associated with the NECSC have been developing over the past year as well as highlight...

Monitoring, Assessment, and Engagement to Sustain Forest Benefits in a Changing Climate

Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 3:00 pm EST

Sarah Workman, Extension and Technology Transfer Specialist and Bill Christie, Biological Scientist will discuss climate tools developed by the Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center. The Center partners with government agencies, universities, and...