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Adapting Forested Watersheds to Climate Change Workshop - Northeast

  • 04/04/2017 - 8:30am to 04/05/2017 - 5:00pm
      A two day workshop to provide information on the current and anticipated effects of climate change on water resources in forested landscapes of the Northeast, and to identify actions that enhance the ability of forested watersheds and other ecosystems to adapt to changing conditions.   This FREE workshop will be valuable to those managing water resources in rural forested areas. This workshop...

Automated Access to Free NOAA Weather Data for Use in Ag Decision Models

  • 04/06/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
      Participants will learn how to use available UNIX-based scripts to automate access to free weather data from NOAA/NWS databases, as well as examples of how such data can be translated into weather-based farm management decisions by automated analysis and export of presentation graphics through Microsoft Excel.   This webinar will review newly created computer scripts that run automatically...
  • 04/06/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
      Participants will learn how to use available UNIX-based scripts to automate access to free weather data from NOAA/NWS databases, as well as examples of how such data can be translated into weather-based farm management decisions by automated analysis and export of presentation graphics through Microsoft Excel.   This webinar will review newly created computer scripts that run automatically...

Drought in the Northeast and Implications for Ecosystems

  • 04/12/2017 - 3:30pm
      The Northeastern and Midwestern United States is generally considered a well-watered region, yet droughts have happened in the past due to large-scale changes in atmospheric circulation. As recently as the 1960s and 1980s, widespread drought was experienced in this Northeast region. It is predicted that drought conditions in the region will become more prevalent as climate change influences...

COMET Farm Training-Agroforestry

  • 04/13/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    COMET-Farm online training sessions are being offered as online webinars two times each week through the Spring via GoToMeeting. A morning and afternoon webinar will be held each week – one at 9:00 am-10:00 am PT and one at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm PT. All webinar times are Pacific Time, all webinars are scheduled for 60 minutes.   -Assessing Agroforestry in COMET-Farm Meeting ID: 498-162-813 https://...

CO2 could spike to level not seen since the dinosaurs

  • 04/13/2017 - 1:00pm to 05/13/2017 - 1:00pm
    CO2 could spike to level not seen since the dinosaurs: “Now, humanity's consumption of fossil fuels is pushing the planet toward the CO2 levels of the period when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. And that's the rosier scenario for 200 years from now, a new study has found. By 2300, there would be little precedent for the transformation of the Earth. That's because humanity's billowing of CO2 into the...

COMET-Farm Training: Cropland-Template Feature

  • 04/19/2017 -
    9:00am to 10:00am
    COMET-Farm online training sessions are being offered as online webinars two times each week through the Spring via GoToMeeting. A morning and afternoon webinar will be held each week – one at 9:00 am-10:00 am PT and one at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm PT. All webinar times are Pacific Time, all webinars are scheduled for 60 minutes.   Meeting ID: 742-718-661 https://app.gotomeeting.com/?meetingId=742718661

COMET-Farm Training: Animal Agriculture

  • 04/19/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    COMET-Farm online training sessions are being offered as online webinars two times each week through the Spring via GoToMeeting. A morning and afternoon webinar will be held each week – one at 9:00 am-10:00 am PT and one at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm PT. All webinar times are Pacific Time, all webinars are scheduled for 60 minutes.   Meeting ID: 932-607-741 https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/932607741

April 25, 2pm EDT, Webinar: Watershed Planning from an NWQI Perspective

  • 04/20/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
    April 25, 2pm EDT, Webinar: Watershed Planning from an NWQI Perspective   Participants will learn about the watershed assessment used for the National Water Quality Initiative (NWQI) and how it fits into an overall watershed planning process.: http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/watershed-planning-from-an-...

Webinar: Climate Change and Health in Indian Country-Resilience and the Health Consequences of Climate Change.

  • 04/20/2017 -
    4:00pm to 5:00pm
    Thursday, April 20, 4:00-5:00 PM EST, Webinar: Climate Change and Health in Indian Country-Resilience and the Health Consequences of Climate Change. Preparations are being made for the environmental impacts of climate change, but what about the health impacts? In this one hour webinar we will hear from subject matter experts and indigenous scholars to explore what the broad health impacts can be...

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