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What’s changing on our lands, what’s driving these changes, and what can we do about it? A new tool from the Northwest Boreal Partnership to inform sustainable management, stewardship, and research in the north

May 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am to 11:00 am AKDT

Speakers:
Amanda Sesser, 21Sustainability
Torre Jorgenson, Alaska Ecoscience
Scott Slocombe, Wilfrid Laurier University
Nancy Fresco, International Arctic Research Center
Annette Watson, College of Charleston
Douglas Clark, University of Saskatchewan

Please join us to learn more about the recently released book, Drivers of Landscape Change in the Northwest Boreal Region. This book, co-authored by 65 experts in Alaska and northwest Canada, addresses what is driving change in our lands, waters, and wildlife, and includes impacts, future projections, information gaps, and implications for management and ways of life for Indigenous and rural communities. Topics include climate change, wildfire, permafrost thaw, land cover change, invasive species, resource extraction, socioeconomic drivers, and practices of co-production of knowledge. Six of the book’s contributors will provide highlights from the book and how this valuable tool can inform your work in land management, resource stewardship, and research.