Past Events: Training

December 14, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

Please join the North Atlantic LCC for a Science Seminar led by Ethan Plunkett of the Designing Sustainable Landscapes (DSL) project at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to learn about a new component of their suite of landscape conservation models: Sprawl, an urban growth model that simulates development 70 years into the future for the 13-state N

August 22, 2017 9:00am to 3:00pm CDT
Morris, MN
United States

This field day is intended for people actively involved in the prairie reconstruction process. Attendees will have opportunities to ask questions and share experiences and knowledge with other reconstruction practitioners from similar geographic locations. This is an informal gathering that allows information exchange and discussion on various topics relating to prairie reconstruction.

July 27, 2017 10:00am to 3:00pm CDT
Lamberton Wildlife Management Area
Redwood County, MN
United States

Diverse prairies are resilient prairies. But how do we create diverse reconstructions and maintain that diversity through subsequent management? This field day will cover how to plant and manage for diversity in prairie reconstructions by visiting several different sites in the Lamberton WMA complex in SW Minnesota. Topics include planting method, seed mixes, and management actions including timing and intensity of fire, grazing, and/or haying that promote diversity.

June 21, 2017 9:30am to 1:30pm CDT
Grinnell College
Conard Environmental Research Area
11203 S. 12th Avenue E
Kellogg, IA 50135
United States

Explore Long-term Fire Research at Grinnell College with the Prairie Reconstruction Initiative and Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna Fire Science Consortium 

February 21, 2017 8:00am AKST to February 23, 2017 5:00pm AKST
Anchorage, AK
United States

ITEP offers training to tribal environmental professionals to build their capacity to address climate change issues. The courses are taught by instructional teams that include staff from ITEP, federal agencies, universities, and/or organizations, and most importantly, the tribes themselves, who share their expertise and experience.

February 7, 2017 8:00am PST to February 8, 2017 5:00pm PST
Sacramento State University
Napa Hall
Sacramento, CA
United States

This free workshop will provide hands-on training in applying climate-smart principles to on-going natural resource management plans and projects. Teams, consisting of two or more people, will be coached on integrating the climate-smart conservation framework into on-going work.

November 7, 2016 8:00am EST to November 9, 2016 5:00pm EST
National Conservation Training Center
Shepherdstown, WV
United States

Learn to communicate more effectively about science with people outside your field, including the general public, policy makers, the media, donors, and prospective collaborators in other disciplines.

October 21, 2016 8:00am to 5:00pm AKDT
Fairbanks, AK
United States

What’s currently going on with climate change in Alaska, and how do we best engage audiences on climate issues?

If you’ve been wondering about these and similar questions, save-the-date – October 21st, and join the Earth to Sky interagency partnership for an in-person mini-course in Fairbanks, with their partners from NASA, National Park Service, and many other agencies and organizations.

October 19, 2016 1:00pm to 2:00pm PDT

Presenter: Susanna Eden, Water Resources Research Center, University of Arizona

September 13, 2016 8:00am EDT to September 15, 2016 5:00pm EDT

In partnership with the Mather Training Center, the National Park Service is offering an Interpreting Climate Change virtual course September 13-15, 2016. This course is aimed at interpretation, education, and communication personnel, but is open to all career fields.