Conservation and Climate Webinar Series

Throughout November we will be hosting a series of webinars to learn and discuss climate projections, resource concerns, adaptation strategies, and how to communicate it all with diverse stakeholders.

All webinars will be held from 10am-11am.

Tuesday, November 1 - Implementing Carbon Farming (replaced USDA Hub session)

Watch the recording of Implementing Carbon Farming

WI Land+Water Climate Resilience Program Manager, Christina Anderson discussed efforts to implement climate-smart practices and account for on-farm emission reductions.

Thursday, November 3 - Forest Impacts and Adaptation Strategies

Watch the recording of Forest Impacts and Adaptation Strategies

Danielle Shannon and Stephen Handler from the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science (NIACS) discussed how forests are impacted by the changing climate and adaptation strategies to maintain them.

Tuesday, November 8 - WICCI Report and Water Resources Impacts

Watch the recording of Water Resources Impacts and Adaptation Strategies

DNR Lakes Specialist and WICCI Water Resource's Co-chair, Dr. Katie Hein discussed results from the latest state climate report and recommendations for water resources in Wisconsin.

Thursday, November 17 - Introduction to COMET Farm

Watch the recording of Introduction to COMET Farm

Haley Nagle from Colorado State University's COMET Farm team joined to highlight the greenhouse gas emission accounting tool suite and new features included in the latest update.

More training opportunities from the COMET team

Tuesday, November 29 - Communicating Climate to Stakeholders

Watch the recording of Communicating Climate to Stakeholders

WI Land+Water Communications Director, Kristin Teston and Tunheim Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy, Sarah Hinde share effective communication strategies for discussing climate with diverse stakeholders.

Thursday, December 1 - Understanding the Impacts of Climate Change on Midwest Agriculture and Utilizing Existing Climate Resources

Watch the recording of Understanding Impacts of Climate Change on Midwest Agriculture and Utilizing Existing Climate Resources.

Laurie Nowatzke, coordinator for the USDA Midwest Climate Hub, shared information about climate change in the Midwest and the ways that agriculture is affected. The webinar also included a discussion of existing resources for understanding climate change, adaptation options, and greenhouse gas mitigation. Finally, Nowatzke described projects and programs that currently being developed by the Hub and its regional partners.

Climate Quick Reference Guides - downloadable county reports

Contact Christina Anderson with questions or for more information.

Thank you to The Brico Fund for supporting county climate action.