Past Events

Immediate post-wildfire effects on bats in the Southwest- September 2015 (Webinar)

Presenters:  Erin Saunders Northern Arizona University and U.S. Forest Service, and Carol Chambers, Northern Arizona University Ponderosa pine forests in the southwestern U.S. have increased in density over the last 100 years which has dramatically increased the size and frequency of wildfires. Although wildfires rarely kill animals, they have immediate consequences to bat populations by drastically [...]

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Climate change and fire in the Southwest – August 2015 (Webinar)

Presenter: Larissa Yocom, Northern Arizona University Global climate change will lead to shifts in climate patterns and fire regimes in the Southwest over coming decades. The intent of this webinar is to summarize the current state of scientific knowledge about climate change predictions in the Southwest as well as the pathways by which fire might [...]

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Connecting resilience science with decision-making: Guidelines for the effective development and application of scientific information – July 2015 (Webinar)

Presenter: Melanie Colavito, University of Arizona This webinar describes the results of a study that sought to identify barriers and opportunities to the use of scientific information about resilience for decision-making and on-the-ground management. Data for this study was collected from interviews that were conducted with scientists, managers, and other stakeholders following “Fostering resilience in [...]

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