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      November 14, 2019

      Thursday   8:45 AM

      222 Columbia Street Northwest
      Olympia, Washington 98501

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      Climate Adaptation Strategies for Pacific Northwest Forests (Olympia)

      Workshop: Climate Adaptation Strategies for Pacific Northwest Forests (Olympia) What Natural Resource Professionals and Land Managers Need to Know Climate change poses significant challenges for small forest owners in the Northwest. NNRG is hosting this workshop to help foresters and other land managers consider climate adaptation concepts and strategies in their management practices to meet their clients’ goals and sustain forests into the future. Join us for an all-day workshop to enhance your understanding of: Climate change projections for the Pacific Northwest Likely effects on forest ecosystems in western Oregon and Washington Adaptation approaches and tactics Tools to inform management decisions Resources to refer to and share with clients Practice thinking through adaptation strategies Registration Early registration by October 12th: $75Registration after October 12th: $95 Registration fees help offset the workshop costs. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. SAF CFE credits are being requested. Speakers Dave Peterson | Senior Research Biologist, U.S. Forest Service; Professor, University of Washington Jessica Halofsky | Research Ecologist, Pacific Wildland Fire Sciences Lab Glenn Kohler | Forest Entomologist, Washington Department of Natural Resources Kirk Hanson | Director of Forestry, Northwest Natural Resource Group Additional speakers will be confirmed in the coming months.  Workshop topics Climate change projections for the Pacific Northwest Climate adaptation approaches and tactics Silvicultural practices to adapt to climate change Tree species selection – what to plant Changes in forest hydrology Diseases, pests, and what to look for Fire risk in western Oregon and Washington Questions? Visit this page on our website for more information about this workshop.  For inquiries about this workshop, please contact outreach@nnrg.org. Registration refunds Full refunds for this event can be made through the registration website (Eventbrite) up to 30 days before the workshop date. To request a refund within 30 days of the event, please email outreach@nnrg.org.  Thank you to our Grantor Western Sustainable Agriculture and Education is supporting the research and training provided through this project with grant #EW16-021 – Climate Adaptation Training for Foresters.

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