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CDFW Climate College 2012-13

Below is the list of lectures and speakers from CDFW’s Climate College 2012-2013. Clicking on the lecture titles will direct you to more information on the speaker(s), reading materials, and companion webinars.


September 18, 2012

link opens in new tab or windowCalifornia leading the way on climate action; where we go next is up to you! (PDF) This lecture is a climate town hall with Director Bonham and representatives from the Governor’s Office.

Speakers

  • Chuck Bonham, Director, CDFW
  • Ken Alex, Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jerry Brown, Director of the Office of Planning and Research
  • Cliff Rechtschaffen, Senior Policy Advisor to Governor Jerry Brown
  • Amber Pairis, Climate Change Advisor, CDFW

Materials

  • link opens in new tab or windowLecture 1 presentation (PDF)
    Due to a technical difficulty there is no archived webinar for this lecture. Apologies for the inconvenience.

October 15, 2012

link opens in new tab or windowClimate 101; understanding the basics of climate science and what we can do about it (PDF).

Speakers

  • Ellie Cohen, President and CEO, PRBO Conservation Science

Materials


November 5, 2012

link opens in new tab or windowWhat's happening? Projected climate change impacts to California and the San Francisco Bay region: 2C or not 2C, that is the Challenge (PDF). This lecture is a collaborative effort between CDFW and the California Landscape Conservation Cooperative (CA LCC) and will feature additional optional presentations on climate change projects taking place throughout California that are supported by the CA LCC.

Speakers

CA LCC logo

Tom Suchanek, Research Manager, Lead Scientist and Climate Change Coordinator, USGS Western Ecological Research Center

Materials


December 6, 2012

link opens in new tab or windowThe National Response: What are other state and federal partners doing? (PDF)

Speakers

  • Arpita Choudhury, Science and Research Liaison, Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, DC
  • Richard Kearney, Assistant Regional Director, Science Application, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Materials


January 15, 2013

link opens in new tab or windowGo Big or Go Home: Collaborative Partnerships in a Changing Climate (PDF)

Speakers

  • Diana Craig, Regional Wildlife Ecologist, U.S. Forest Service
  • Emily Young, Senior Director of Environment Analysis and Strategy, San Diego Foundation

Materials


February 12, 2013

link opens in new tab or windowClimate Literacy and Education (PDF)

Speakers

  • Doug Parsons, Climate Change Liaison, National Park Service, Washington, DC

Materials


March 12, 2013

link opens in new tab or windowEnergy-Climate-Human Nexus: Climate Action co-benefits for Natural Resource Conservation (PDF)

Speakers

  • Ashley Conrad-Saydah, Assistant Secretary for Climate Policy, Cal EPA

Materials


April 11, 2013

link opens in new tab or windowIn it for the long haul: CDFW Going Green Sustainability Initiative (PDF)

Speakers

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Crilly Butler, Senior Information Systems Analyst, CDFW
Whitney Albright, Climate Change Associate, CDFW

Materials


May 16, 2013

link opens in new tab or windowWalk the Talk: CDFW Testimonials (PDF)

  • Panel discussion with CDFW Staff

Materials


June 13,2013

CDFW Climate College Poster Session and Awards Ceremony


Other Information