Training Series: Grasslands Conservation & Climate Adaptation

Opportunity Type: Other

What: Climate change and climate adaptation training for grasslands conservation practitioners

Who: South Central CASC, US FWS Science Applications Program, Northwest CASC, and North Central CASC

Where: Online and free

Description: North American grasslands are a regional priority of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). The South Central CASC, in partnership with the US FWS Science Applications Program, the Northwest CASC, and the North Central CASC, will be implementing a training series for grasslands conservation practitioners starting in May 2022. Through our training series, we will introduce practitioners to the science of climate change, explore the impacts, and discuss adaptation options available.

To this end, we have created several pieces of training to facilitate grasslands conservation practitioners’ knowledge both online and in-person. (Please website for further information and registration details.)

Dates & Times:

  • May 16-27 – Introduction to the Basics of Climate Change. Designed for grasslands managers (Webinar). There will be a live group activity on May 27th at 2:30 pm central. Register here.
  • June 13 (exact time TBD) – Overview of Climate Change Impacts to Grasslands Ecology (Webinar) Register here.
  • July TBD – Understanding and Using Future Projections for Landcover Changes (Webinar)
  • August TBD – Understanding and Using Future Projections for Trust Species (Webinar)
  • Fall TBD – In-person Climate Adaptation Workshop (Invitation only)