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2017 a Great Year for the Climate Science Alliance!

The Climate Science Alliance-South Coast has had a successful, record-breaking year. As 2017 comes to an end, we are grateful for our connections with the community, new partnerships, inspiring moments with youth, and knowledge shared in trainings. In 2018 we will continue in our mission to support climate resilience in our communities and natural areas. This #bestnine photo collage represents the most popular posts on our Instagram page. Keep up with us on our Instagram page here or our Facebook page here. #BuildingCapacity #BuildingResilience #BuildingCommunity

"Sea Level Rise Effect on SoCal Wetlands" Webinar Recording

The California Landscape Conservation Cooperative (CALCC) hosted an open webinar, “Sea-level rise effects on coastal wetlands in Southern California” on October 31st, 2017. Climate Science Alliance partner Dr. Eric Stein from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project is one of three authors of the report and presented the model’s findings on approximately 100 wetlands along the Southern California coast. The model quantifies wetland habitat conversion driven by sea-level rise and can be developed for all wetlands in a region regardless of differing levels of data availability, making it ideal for quantifying regional effects. To listen to the webinar recording and view presentat

Resources now available for the November CA-NV DEWS Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar

Did you miss the November 2017 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar, from the California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System (CA-NV DEWS)? Presentations and a two-page summary from the webinar are now available here. A recording of the webinar will be available soon. The CA-NV DEWS hosts a series of regular drought & climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e. El Niño and La Niña). The next webinar is set for Monday January 22, 2018. Register here. #BuildingResilience

Climate Kids Traveling Trunks are Now Available!

Bring fun and interactive activities to your programs by checking out one of our FREE traveling trunks! Climate Kids Traveling Trunks provide all the resources you need to teach climate science principles to youth and families. Each trunk includes background information, lesson plans, powerpoints, activities, and materials to increase climate literacy. Our three trunks feature interactive and hands on science, storytelling and art curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. Which Traveling Trunk Will You Choose? Carnivores and Wildlife Connectivity (K-8): Through science, art, and storytelling activities, students will gain an understanding of what carnivores are, the role th

Climate Collaborative Featured in KPBS Reporting on Del Mar Adaptation Plans for Future Sea Level Ri

Climate Science Alliance partner, the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative, was featured in a recent KPBS report, “Del Mar Beachfront Facing Challenges Of ‘Managed Retreat’” published on November 20th, 2017. Laura Engeman, Director of the SD Regional Climate Collaborative, works to bring together public agencies, nonprofits, community foundations, utilities, scientists, and local managers to find regional solutions for climate adaptation. The SD Regional Climate Collaborative assists Del Mar in planning for sea level rise. “Del Mar really is at the front end of some of the cities in California,“ Engeman said, “really thinking about how to plan for these hazards and prepare the community.

Recap of 2017 All-Alliance Business Meeting

Climate Science Alliance partners met at Mission Trails Regional Park on November 9th for the Alliance’s annual Business Meeting. Alliance partners meet all together twice per year – to check in on working group updates at the Business Meeting, and to announce and celebrate achievements at the Alliance Networking Meeting. Working groups met for the first hour and then the group reconvened to share updates and identify opportunity to collaborate. Director Amber Pairis provided an overview of accomplishments for 2017 and highlighted the many collaborative projects and success stories from Alliance partners. Keep an eye out for the 2017 Annual Report highlighting the growing connections with sc

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