The USDA Southeast Regional Climate Hub and University of Florida will sponsor a workshop, "Building Agricultural Resilience to Hurricanes: Before, During, and After," in Gainesville, FL, on November 15. The workshop will focus on adaptation practices that increase resiliency to hurricanes in nursery/horticulture, row crop, and livestock/grazing land systems. Workshop participants will learn about hurricane impacts on the different commodity groups, and management practices to reduce risk. Participants will also have an opportunity to share their own experiences and lessons learned from previous hurricanes during organized group discussions. Visit the workshop website for details.
The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting will take place in Washington, DC, December 10-14. As the largest Earth and space science gathering in the world, the AGU Fall Meeting brings together a global community of scientists drawn from myriad fields of study whose work protects the health and welfare of people worldwide, spurs innovation, and informs decisions that are critical to the sustainability of the Earth. Visit the meeting website to learn more.
The 15th International Wildland Fire Safety Summit and 5th Human Dimensions of Wildland Fire Conference will be held December 10-14 in Asheville, NC. This joint conferences offers a forum where past experience and lessons learned are documented, current work showcased, and emerging ideas/technology presented to provide a strong foundation that will facilitate setting a course to the future that addresses and responds to developing challenges locally, regionally, and globally. Visit the conference website for details.
The 9th Biennial Conference of the International Biogeography Society will be held in Málaga, Spain, January 8-12. The society's mission is to foster communication and collaboration between biogeographers in disparate academic fields, increase both the awareness and interests of the scientific community and the lay public in the contributions of biogeographers, and promote the training and education of biogeographers so that they may develop sound strategies for studying and conserving the world’s biota. Visit the conference website to learn more.
The 2019 Annual Meeting of the US Regional Association of the International Association for Landscape Ecology (US-IALE) will be held in Fort Collins, CO, April 7-11. The meeting will bring together leaders in landscape ecology who are dedicated to preserving and protecting natural resources, including educators and practitioners in the fields of geology, ecology, biology, geography, urban and regional planning, and landscape preservation and design. Visit the meeting website for more information.
The National Adaptation Forum will be held in Madison, WI, April 23-25. The forum gathers the adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation and mutual support for a better tomorrow. Visit the forum website for more information.