NE CASC News

Announcing Four New Projects Funded by the NE CASC

Monday, October 15, 2018
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The Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center has awarded just over $550,000 to CASC consortium institutions, universities and other partners for research to inform cultural and natural resource managers in planning how to help species and ecosystems adapt to climate change.

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Fellows Highlight: Alex Bryan

Friday, October 5, 2018

NE CASC's Alex Bryan reflects on lessons learned after four years as Climate Assessments and Scenario Planning Postdoctoral Fellow. 

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The 3rd Annual Great Lakes Adaptation Forum

Thursday, October 4, 2018

This September NE CASC partnered with other climate science organizations to sponsor the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Adaptation Forum.

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NE CASC Position Open for Federal Director

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

We are seeking a federal director to join our center.

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Helping Forest Ecosystems Adapt to Impacts of Changing Climate

Friday, September 14, 2018

NE CASC principal investigator Anthony D’Amato finds tactics to maintain ecological funciton of forests in the wake of climate change.

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Native Youth in Science: Preserving our Homeland

Monday, September 10, 2018

NE CASC science coordinator, Michelle Staudinger and Tribal Climate Science Liaison, Casey Thornbrugh engage Tribal youth in land stewardship.

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Annual RISCC Symposium a Success

Thursday, September 6, 2018
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The Northeast Regional Invasive Species and Climate Change Management Network  hosted nearly 120 people representing more than 50 organization from 16 states at its 2nd annual symposium.

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Fellows Highlight: Valerie Pasquarella

Thursday, September 6, 2018

NE CASC Fellow Valerie Pasquarella takes a collaborative approach in addressing landscape-scale research needs.

 

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New Publication: Coastal Resilience through Natural Infrastructure

Monday, August 27, 2018
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Emily Powell and Michelle Staudinger partner with US Fish and Wildlife to provide a comprehensive review of how natural infrastructure is being used to improve coastal resilience. 

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New Publication: Impacts of Climate Change on a Songbird Population

Friday, August 17, 2018

A new publication finds that common songbird could approach near-extinction due to climate change.

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New Publication: Investigating Climate Change Impacts on Grassland Birds

Saturday, July 21, 2018

NE CASC affiliated investigator Ben Zuckerberg studies the effects of climate change on grassland birds.

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Announcing New Projects Funded by the NE CASC

Friday, July 13, 2018

UMass Amherst-based researchers were awarded small grants for short-term NE CASC projects.

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Fellows Highlight: Madeline Magee

Monday, July 2, 2018

 NE CASC Postdoctoral Fellow Madeline Magee studies how Wisconsin lakes are changing under the effects of climate change and land use. 

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Incorporating Climate Change Refugia into Climate Adaptation in the Acadia National Park Region

Monday, June 25, 2018

NE CASC partners with National Park Service to protect climate-threatened species.

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New Publication Improves Snow Measurements

Friday, June 22, 2018

New study utilizes novel method to evaluate snow for wildlife‐environment associations.

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New Study Addresses the Emerald Ash Borer Invasion

Monday, June 18, 2018

 A new publication addresses the urgency of the threat of emerald ash borer and gives insight to new adaptive management strategies.

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Connecticut River Flow Restoration Study Released

Sunday, June 17, 2018

A report assembled by the US Army Corps of Engineers and The Nature Conservancy bridges the needs of nature and people along the Connecticut River.

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2018 Fellows Retreat in White Mountains, New Hampshire

Friday, June 15, 2018

4th Fellows Retreat Focuses on northern montane climate impacts and long-term and mulit-disciplinary studies.

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2017 Annual Report Now Available!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (note our new name!) is proud to present its 2017 annual report.  Recent projects, events, research activities, and Fellow’s work are highlighted.  

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Adapting to Extreme Flooding: Conserving the Connecticut River Watershed

Monday, June 4, 2018

Conservation partners meet to strategize mitigation plans to protect communities and river habitats.

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Project Completed: Making Decisions in Headwater Stream Ecosystems

Friday, June 1, 2018

The final report, "Making decisions in complex landscapes: headwater stream management across multiple agencies " is now available. Project lead: Evan Grant, USGS and Department of Environmental Conservation, UMass Amherst

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NE CSC Federal Director, Mary Ratnaswamy Retires

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Mary Ratnaswamy

Mary Ratnaswamy will be leaving the service of the Federal government when she retires from the USGS on April 30 after serving a rich and varied career.  Mary joined the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center (NE CASC, our new name as of March 2018) as Federal Director in 2012 when the NE CASC was in early stages of establishment.  She was instrumental in shaping our work in this region.  

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