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Conservation and Climate Change Lecture Series


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The 2011 Conservation and Climate Change lecture series is co-sponsored by The University of Montana's Climate Change Studies program and the Wilderness Institute and is made possible by a grant from The Cinnabar Foundation. The series draws on the knowledge and experience of leading scientists, innovative land managers, and seasoned advocates to consider the changing landscape of the Northern Rockies and specific approaches to conservation of natural resources in the face of climate change.

 

Global Change: Tipping Points for People and the Biosphere
Rob Jackson, Director of Duke University's Center on Global Change
View a video of Rob Jackson's talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Ice, Wildlife, and Us: What Legacies, What Lessons?
Joel Berger, Craighead Chair and UM Professor of Wildlife Conservation
View a video of Joel Berger’s talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Water in a Warming West: Policy Options to Respond to Climate Change Impacts
Sarah Bates, Senior Fellow at the UM Center for Natural Resources & Environmental Policy
View a video of Sarah Bates’ talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT) 

Climate Change, Forests, and Fire: Resource Management in California National Forests
Hugh Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region
View a video of Hugh Safford’s talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Biochar: A Carbon-Negative Solution from the Distant Past
Gloria Flora, Executive Director of Sustainable Obtainable Solutions
View a video of Gloria Flora's talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Bark Beetle Blues: Community Experiences with Forest Disturbance by Insects
Courtney Flint, Rural and Natural Resource Sociologist, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
View a video of Courtney Flint's talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Climate Change Economics: Solutions to the Growing Costs of Protecting Homes from Wildfire
Ray Rasker, Executive Director of Headwaters Economics
View a video of Ray Rasker's talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Building Resilience: How We Can Steward Nature Through Climate Change
Erika Zavaleta, Ecologist, University of California, Santa Cruz
View a video of Erika Zavaleta's talk on Missoula Community Access Television (MCAT)

Wilderness Institute
Climate Change Studies