Training Opportunity- Virtual Southwest Climate Change 101 Course: Adaptation Planning for Tribal Environmental Professionals- Registration Deadline is November 12, 2020.

Training Opportunity- Virtual Southwest Climate Change 101 Course: Adaptation…

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This course is a collaboration between the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals, the Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, and the American Indian Higher Education Consortium.

This is a week-long virtual course, running for approximately 5 hours (breaks included) each day from November 16-20th. This course introduces planning for climate change impacts, with examples of how tribes have approached the adaptation planning process.

The course is intended for tribal environmental and natural resource professionals who expect to be involved in climate change adaptation planning. Since the course will focus on climate change impacts in the Southwest, we especially encourage tribal environmental staff from this region to attend.

Others are welcome to attend but should realize that the content will focus on the Southwest.

Topics include:
- Overview of climate change and impacts in the Southwest
Process of developing climate change adaptation plans, from getting started, to impact and vulnerability assessments, to developing adaptation strategies
-Tools, resources, and partnerships for adaptation planning

This course employs a variety of instructional methods including presentations, tribal case studies, and small and large-group discussions and activities. Participants will complete a pre-course assignment prior to attending the course.

You can register for the training by hitting the read more button below.