Biodiversity

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Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Webinar: Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change in Sustainable Forest Management and the Forest Industry in Saskatchewan

Tuesday, March 21 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET  Presenter: Sheri Andrews-Key (PhD Candidate, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan) As the climate continues to change, forest ecosystems are experiencing stresses that have not been seen in the historical past. These changes are impacting many facets of forests in Saskatchewan and will have implications for […]

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Carbon Talk: Can BC's forests help to reduce emissions?

Carbon Talk: Can BC’s forests help to reduce emissions?

Can British Columbia’s Forests Help Reduce Emissions? Thursday, February 16th 12:30 – 1:30 pm Room 2270, SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings St British Columbia’s forests and forestry products have a large impact on provincial emissions, through both their ability to store and release carbon into the atmosphere. So what are the opportunities to manage […]

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Webinar: Observations of Climate-Related Impacts to High Latitude and Elevation Forests

Observations of Climate-Related Impacts to High Latitude and Elevation Forests (Northwest Territories and Rocky Mountain National Parks) Thursday, January 19th 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET Presenter: Roger Brett (Forest Health Supervising Technician, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Northern Forestry Centre) There is an ongoing warming trend occurring in Canada and historic climate records indicate […]

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Webinar: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada

Webinar: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada

The first webinar of 2017 in Canada’s Adaptation Platform’s series: Monitoring Landscape Change in Canada Thursday, January 12th 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST Warming across Canada’s Northern landscape since the early 2000’s has resulted in significant changes to all components of the cryosphere, some of which are having regional and global scale impacts on infrastructure […]

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Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

Climate Risk: Getting to Action | Professionals’ Perspectives on Climate Change Challenges

As climate change begins to have measurable effects, members of many professions are encountering challenges to established standards of practice and disruption of decision-making processes that are based on historical norms. Elevated risk of damages is also causing concern around topics such as liability and investment, as well as exposure to short- and long-term impacts […]

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Event: Dispersed Adaptation to Climate Change

Check out this upcoming event in Victoria, and live webcast for those in other locations: ‘Dispersed Adaptation’ to Climate Change: The Heritage Potato Crop-Climate Project Wednesday, November 30th 3:30 pm Room 002, University House 1, University of Victoria, 2489 Sinclair Rd Climate change threatens Canadian and global food security. Heritage varieties are disappearing at an […]

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Call for Proposals -  2017 Ontario Climate Symposium at York University

Call for Proposals – 2017 Ontario Climate Symposium at York University

The Ontario Climate Consortium Secretariat is in the planning stages for the 2017 Ontario Climate symposium, taking place at York University on May 11th and 12th. Given year-over-year growth in attendance and overall interest in our flagship annual event, we are moving to a two-day format to provide more space for conversation and engagement with […]

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Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

Two New Adaptation Projects in the Okanagan

The Okanagan Regional Adaptation Strategies plan was released in July and the first two projects are underway to strengthen the agriculture sector’s resilience to climate change in the region. 1) Agriculture Drought Status Outreach Project As summers become warmer and drier, agricultural water users have a growing need for timely and accurate information about the status of local […]

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