In the News

A 2015 Washington Post article, The great thaw, takes a look at how rising temperatures are affecting glaciers and snowpack, subsequently impacting ecological food webs and traditional land uses.

Repeat photography of Boulder Glacier in Glacier National Park, Montana. USGS NOROCK photo

Given the complexity and uncertainty of conserving cold-water adapted species in an era of rapid climate change and the limited resources available for conservation, choices about where to invest conservation dollars require defensible and transparent decision making.

The Great Northern LCC is pleased to announce the FY17 funding opportunity. Proposals targeting the priorities and specific criteria described in the Funding Guidance will be accepted until February 17, 2017 at 6pm MST / 5pm PST.

There will be two conference calls for questions about the Funding Guidance:

Approximately 2,216 Disney Magic Kingdoms… that’s the equivalent number of acres of habitat that Florida could lose to sea level rise and urbanization by 2060. That’s just Florida.

The Bureau of Relamation is inviting eligible applicants to leverage their resources by cost sharing Drought Contingency Planning with Reclamation to build resilience to drought in advance of a crisis. Applicants under this Drought Contingency Planning FOA may request funding to develop a new drought plan or to update an existing drought plan.

The USDA Northwest Climate Hub requests proposals to support our mission to serve farms, forests and rangelands in a chaning climate (contingent upon available funds). An estimated amount of $350,000 is available for approximately 5-10 projects.

The Seedlot Selection Tool (SST) is a GIS mapping program designed to help forest managers match seedlots with planting sites based on climatic information. The climates of the planting sites can be chosen to represent current climates, or future climates based on selected climate change scenarios.

Try the tool

Protected Lands are the cornerstone around which local, regional and landscape conservation strategies are developed. These lands are designated to preserve functioning natural ecosystems and act as refuges for species. Additionally, protected lands provide public access to recreation and preservation of natural historic sites.

Landscape Climate Dashboard

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians - Job Description