The Social-Ecological Resilience and Changing Landscapes Webinar Series

Spring 2017: Explore activities and tools that facilitate effective adaptation and build social-ecological resilience in the context of changing landscapes. See additional information below or contact IoE affiliate Laurie Yung at the University of Montana W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation.

Webinar Schedule

All webinars are Wednesdays, Noon-1:00 pm (Mountain Time). See below for connection information.

January 25th

Conducting Vulnerability Assessments - Renee Rondeau (Colorado Natural Heritage Program) and Marcie Bidwell (Mountain Studies Institute)

February 8th

Developing Scenarios for the Landscape-Scale - Imtiaz Rangwala (Western Water Assessment) and Renee Rondeau (Colorado Natural Heritage Program)

February 22nd

Understanding the Views of Decision-Makers - Laurie Yung (University of Montana) and Katie Clifford (University of Colorado)

March 8th

Working in Interdisciplinary Teams to Build Social-Ecological Models - Rudy Schuster (United States Geological Survey)

March 22nd

Engaging Stakeholders in Developing Adaptation Strategies - Marcie Bidwell (Mountain Studies Institute) and Betsy Neely (The Nature Conservancy)

April 5th

Connecting Insights to Policy-Making and the Institutional Context - Nina Burkardt (United States Geological Survey) and Laurie Yung (University of Montana)

Connection Information

Log-in to the webinar through AdobeConnect at You will be prompted to download a plug-in the first time you access AdobeConnect. There is no password for the webinar meeting room.

Audio for the webinar is available through the conference line 1-888-844-9904, passcode 2453228#.

Webinar Sponsors

This webinar series is sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, North Central Climate Science Center, University of Montana W.A. Franke College of Forestry and Conservation, United States Geological Survey, The Nature Conservancy, Mountain Studies Institute, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, Western Water Assessment, University of Colorado, and NOAA. 


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