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Application Now Open for Future Rivers 2021/22

The Future Rivers Initiative, an organization in EarthLab, aims to build a culturally-aware STEM workforce fluent in state-of-the-art quantitative approaches that will be necessary for sustaining food, water, and energy sectors. Applications are now being accepted for the next cohort year beginning Autumn quarter 2021!

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Pending Job Openings in Climate Variability, Change, Impacts, and Adaptation

The Climate Adaptation Science Center network is preparing for several positions to come available in the next year, focused on the impacts of climate variability and change on ecosystems, natural resources, cultural resources, infrastructure, tribal lands and waters, urban and rural settlements and economic development. The network is seeking contact information for scholars with experience and interest in these subjects, as well as in developing actionable science with stakeholders with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion. 

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Meet NW CASC’s 2020-21 Research Fellows!

The NW CASC is excited to welcome our 2020-2021 Research Fellows as they kick off their Fellowship activities this fall. These 13 Fellows represent each of our consortium universities across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Throughout the Fellowship year, each Fellow will conduct research in close collaboration with regional natural resource managers and decision-makers to produce relevant science on climate change impacts and adaptation actions, while receiving training in the principles of actionable science. 

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Phil Rigdon Joins EarthLab Advisory Council

Phil Rigdon is the superintendent of the Yakama Nation's Department of Natural Resources

Phil Rigdon, superintendent of Yakama Nation's Natural Resources Department, has joined the EarthLab Advisory Council. Chaired by former Interior Secretary and REI CEO Sally Jewell, the council guides and advises the EarthLab executive director on strategic objectives and connects EarthLab with organizations, people, resources and ideas outside of the university.

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EarthLab Welcomes Program on Climate Change to EarthLab Affiliates

EarthLab announced today that the Program on Climate Change (PCC) has become an EarthLab Affiliate Organization. EarthLab Affiliates are University of Washington-based organizations that are similarly seeking to address critical and complex environmental issues. EarthLab and Affiliates support each other’s programs by sharing information, ideas and networks in order to catalyze new relationships and research projects.

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Call for nominations for EarthLab Lunch & Learn Series: Collaborating Across Difference

Each month, we invite two or more individuals from different backgrounds, i.e. sectors/disciplines/communities/geographies, who learned lessons about how to collaborate while working together on a project. To nominate yourself or another team, please email EarthLab Communications Lead Constance McBarron at cmcbar@uw.edu. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis and we will work with the team directly to secure the date.

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EarthLab Equity and Justice Reads: Homegoing

EarthLab has selected Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi for our equity and justice book club this quarter. EarthLab staff and member organization members will meet on Friday, November 6 to discuss the themes of intersectionality, colonialism and imperialism, and slavery-- and how they relate to the environmental and conservation field.

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