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Climate Training Workshops for Native American Tribes | 8.4.2014

The Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program in conjunction with the South Central Climate Science Center will be hosting climate training workshops that are open to the environmental professionals and related staff of Oklahoma and Texas Native American tribes. The workshops will run two days and take place in several locations around Oklahoma listed below. The purpose of the workshop is to educate on the basics of climate science and to assist the tribes in addressing their climate science needs. Participants will learn more about weather and climate hazards, climate data tools, and vulnerability assessments with plenty of time for questions and group discussion.

Workshop Locations & Dates

1) August 14-15, 2014: Wyandotte, OK

2) August 27-28, 2014: Fort Cobb, OK

3) September 10-11, 2014: Durant, OK

4) September 18-19, 2014: Stroud, OK

Workshop Agenda

For background information about climate change in the United States, see the recently released National Climate Assessment and the chapter on Indigenous Peoples, Land and Resources.

Please register via email to Kim Merryman.

For other questions contact Alek Krautmann.