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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.

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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

All ecosystems are dynamic, changing due to growth, succession and disturbances. Modeling large landscapes in the United States requires the collective knowledge of experienced and knowledgeable vegetation and fire experts.

Greater sage-grouse lek. Photo: USFWS

Ranches provide key wildlife passages between two protected ecosystems

Wilburforce Foundation, in partnership with COMPASS, is now accepting applications for the 2017 Wilburforce Fellowship in Conservation Science.

A new statistically downscaled climate model dataset covering the conterminous U.S. is now available for download in the USGS GeoData Portal. This dataset is called MACAv2-METDATA and it contains daily downscaled meteorological and hydrological projections for the conterminous U.S.