Free Webinar: Why Conduct a Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment?
Conducting a vulnerability assessment within an adaptation/mitigation plan to address climate change impacts and building tribal resilience is a key process that interests many natural resource and environmental staff working for and with tribes across the country. This webinar was the second in a series of information and training session that provide an overview of key vulnerability assessment concepts. The webinars address questions such as “what are vulnerability assessments?”, “how can they inform planning and management?”, and “what do we know about tribal vulnerability assessments?”
About this webinar
This free webinar was hosted by the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) Climate Change Program. It is an installment of the Topics in Climate Change Adaptation Planning webinar series. The webinar was presented by NWAL team members Derek Kauneckis, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs at Ohio University; Anna Palmer, Research Faculty with the Division of Earth and Ecosystems Science at the Desert Research Institute; and Gerald Wagner, Director of the Blackfeet Environmental Office.