Climate Change Science for Effective Resource Management and Public Policy in the Western United States - Las Vegas, NV

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Climate Change Science for Effective Resource Management and Public Policy in the Western United States
Registration is now open for this workshop

WHERE: University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Student Union     
DATE / TIME: March 27-28, 2013
Start time: 8:30 a.m.
End time: 5:00 p.m.
The National Science Foundation (NSF), the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), and the EPSCoR Western Tri-State Consortiuminvite you to attend "Climate Change Science for Effective Resource Management and Public Policy in the Western United States."
The conference and breakout sessions will address important issues relevant to climate change adaptation and the research needed to address this need. Workshop outcomes include:
  • Identification of important partners, collaborators, users and possible funding agencies for NV climate change capabilities
  • Engage stakeholders to frame important questions for investigations, pooling information and development of a plan for on-going dialogue among scientists, stakeholders, and decision makers
  • Clear understanding of how EPSCoR infrastructure can be highly beneficial for stakeholders and be incorporated in regional and national research and monitoring programs
  • New research collaborations and better coordination among the Tri-State EPSCoR and other scientists
  • Vision document, identification of key issues and how to address them in a collaborative manner in the future
  • A workshop summary that will highlight outcomes and serve as a directory for future stakeholder engagement and collaboration
Who Should Attend:
Scientists from academia and government agencies (including NOAA, NASA, NSF, EPA, and the Departments of Interior, Defense, and Energy) involved in climate change. Decision makers at all levels of federal, state, and local government. Land and water managers; water and energy providers; legislators and their staff; and graduate students involved in climate change research.

Poster Session:
Participants will present research and outreach activities during the poster session on March 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact: 
Michele Casella
Tel: 702-522-7076

For additional information about this conference and the NevCAN tour, contact:
Dr. Lynn Fenstermaker
Tel: 702-862-5412
Dr. Nick Lancaster
Tel: 775-673-7304

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Please plan to attend both full days of the workshop. Breakfast, breaks and lunch will be provided.


Special tour of the NevCAN sheep range transect will be available on March 26th!
More information coming soon.
Travel Information:
Hotel accommodation and transportation to the conference is available. For travelers, rooms must be booked by March 3rd to receive a discounted rate.
Make your reservation at:Reserve Now!
Parking Information:
Visit the travel page for parking information and maps to the Student Union.  
For information about EPSCoR opportunities visit:

Nevada System of 
Higher Education
(NSHE) System Sponsored Programs Office provides infrastructure support to federal and state programs advancing the development of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) in Nevada.
Contact Information

NSHE System Sponsored Programs Office
Nevada System of Higher Education Sponsored Programs Office/EPSCoR
Martha Delgado
(702) 522-7082


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This material is based in part upon work supported by: The National Science Foundation under grant number(s) IIA-1329469, IIA-1329470 and IIA-1329513. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.