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  • Dessert with Discussion: Birds Can Save the World (May 2020)

    Dates:

    May 21, 2020.  7:00 pm 

    Location:

    Kellogg Biological Station - Auditorium, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, MI 49060

    Description:

    Cornell Lab of Ornithology Executive Director John. W. Fitzpatrick, will share:

    • the power of birds for capturing both our hearts and our minds,
    • how we can harness these unique powers to help human societies live sustainably with healthy and functioning natural systems,
    • newest and most exciting results from the Cornell Lab’s ongoing analyses of eBird, the world’s largest and most rapidly growingcitizen-science project on biodiversity

    Enjoy coffee, tea and delicious locally sourced desserts provided by the KBS Conference Center. A cash bar featuring house wines and Michigan craft beer available prior to the event.

    Can't attend in person? Join us for the live stream via YouTube. Please register to receive more information and a direct link to the evening's live stream.

  • Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management Online Graduate Certificate

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    With a global focus, the Graduate Certificate in Forest Carbon Science, Policy, and Management is available completely online and supplements a wide range of vocations. The Certificate equips participants with the interdisciplinary tools and conceptual backgrounds to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate forestry-based climate change mitigation projects. As professionals, Certification provides an edge in competing for opportunities in forest carbon project development, REDD+ policy, and carbon offset investment advising for corporations, governments, and non-governmental organizations.

    Participants in the Certificate program learn the scientific foundations of climate change and forest-climate interactions, how forest management affects forest carbon balance, the ins and outs of forest carbon markets, the social context of forest carbon sequestration, and the tools for measuring, monitoring, and accounting for forest carbon - including satellite imagery, remote sensing, and integrated carbon sequestration models.

  • Forest-Climate Working Group Learning Exchange Series

    Dates:

    Please see the website listed below for upcoming events

    Location:

    Webinar format

    Description:

    The Forest Carbon and Climate Program is partnering with the Forest-Climate Working Group to offer a curated Learning Exchange Series on forest carbon and climate issues to group members and the public.

    The Forest-Climate Working Group (FCWG), a diverse group of forest interests including landowners, industry, conservationists, academia and carbon market interests, has worked together for more than eight years to leverage the full potential of U.S. forests and forest products to provide climate change solutions. This group seeks to engage their members in learning experiences to grow internal knowledge and capacity in the group, bring into new ideas and expertise, and inform current and upcoming discussions on policy and strategy around the topic of forest carbon management.

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