Species translocations: Questions & considerations in a changing climate
Time: 11am-12:30pm Mountain
SAFEGUARDING WILDLIFE FROM CLIMATE CHANGE WEB CONFERENCE SERIES (ALC3902)
Hosts: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Wildlife Federation have developed a series of web conferences to increase communication and transfer of technical information between conservation professionals regarding the increasing challenges from climate change. This program is being facilitated by the USFWS's National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) Applied Landscape Conservation Team.
- Jessica Hellmann - Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Lead for the Climate Change Adaptation Program of the Environmental Change Initiative, University of Notre Dame
- Mark Schwartz - Professor, Department of Environmental Science & Policy, University of California, Davis
- Chris Hoving - Adaptation Specialist, Michigan DNR
- Nancy Green - Climate change scientist, USFWS Ecological Services program
Description: Translocations of plant and animal species have occurred for many purposes, with varying costs and mixed outcomes. Some species that are highly vulnerable to climate change may not be able to withstand climate-related and other alterations in their historic ranges, or make range shifts fast enough to match the velocity of climate change. This webinar will explore questions and considerations about the use of translocations as a climate adaptation tool, with a focus on "managed relocation" of species outside their historic range in response to climate change considerations.
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