ONLINE ONLY: Climate Change in the Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests

Wednesday, June 09, 2021
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Join us for a brown bag lunch presentation on climate change impacts in Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest and the Crooked River National Grassland.

Hear from a panel of experts on the projections of climate change impacts in south-central Oregon and beyond. The discussion will include relevance for planning and management, an overview of the recent Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Strategies, and future steps and priorities for maintaining resilient landscapes.

Panelists include:

Robin Vora, former Climate Change Coordinator for the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests, and Crooked River National Grassland. He is retired from the U.S. National Forest Service. He presently serves on the Deschutes Soil and Water Conservation District Board.

Kristen McBride is the National Resources Staff Officer for the Deschutes National Forest.

Dr. David Peterson is an emeritus senior scientist for the U.S. Forest Service and Professor at the University of Washington. Dr. Peterson was one of the scientists who won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on the 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

Sasha Fertig is Forest Planner for the Deschutes National Forest.

Kevin Keown is the National Resources Staff Officer for the Ochoco National Forest and Crooked River National Grassland.

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Adult Program
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Robin Vora
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