First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs)


JacksRiverFalls.jpgThe Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center hosts First Friday All Climate Change Talks (FFACCTs), monthly information sharing forums featuring presentations about research activities focused on climate change impacts to forest ecosystems. USDA Forest Service scientists and partners participate in the web-based meeting on the first Friday of every month. While these calls are research focused, participants internal and external to the Forest Service are encouraged to join the discussion.

View the FFACCTs flyer for details. For additional information or to be added to the FFACCTs mailing list, please contact Stephanie Worley Firley at or (828) 257-4380.

Connection information

When: first Friday of every month, 11:00 - 12:30 p.m. ET

How: Join the web-based meeting with Adobe Connect. For audio, dial 888-844-9904 and enter passcode 9066591#.

Real-time captioning is provided by Caption Colorado.


Upcoming FFACCTs presentations

  • April 7: Sasha Gottlieb, Alex Moad, and Moses Jackson, U.S. Forest Service International Programs
    Topic: International Programs work to address climate change
  • May 5: Kailey Marcinkowski, Northern Research Station
    "USDA Forest Service Climate Change Education: Interactive Modules Designed for Everyone"

2017 Archived FFACCTs presentations

Managing for a Delicious Ecosystem Service under Climate Change: Can United States Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Syrup Production be Maintained in a Warming Climate?

Feb 03, 2017

presented by Stephen Matthews, Northern Research Station / Ohio State University (based on the companion paper published in the International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management)

Notes from February 2017 FFACCTs (PDF)

Agenda from February 2017 FFACCTs (PDF)


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