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A Profile on the Legacy of Escondido Agriculture: Part 1

Our next profile in the “From the Ground Up” series is a two-part story on the historical legacy of agriculture in Escondido and the importance of preserving this legacy into the future. Today in Part 1 of the series, we hear from the co-directors of the Escondido Growers for Agricultural Preservation (EGAP), Edward Grangetto and John Burr, on the historical legacy of Escondido agriculture as a pioneer and leader for the region. As part of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium, hosted in partnership by the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we are excited to share a series of producer stories, called “From the Ground Up: Farmer Profiles,” highlightin

SDG&E Funds “Through the Lens” Collaboration with San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy

The Climate Science Alliance is excited to team up once more with our partners at the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy on a new project called “Through the Lens” sponsored by SDG&E’s Environmental Champions Program. This coming year, the Climate Science Alliance is excited to team up once more with our partners at the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) on a new project called “Through the Lens” sponsored by SDG&E’s Environmental Champions Program. The “Through the Lens” Project, a new program at SDRVC, will teach 6th—8th-grade students about wildlife through the lens of camera-trap photos taken in the San Dieguito River Valley. Through in-classroom teachings and processing of

2020 Climate Change Consortium Report Now Available!

On behalf of the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we are excited to release the 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops Report! Over the last few months, the Climate Science Alliance in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture have been working hard to connect with regional producers, technical advisors, and researchers to better understand the climate impacts and challenges in our region and how best to support producers in building their resilience. The "2020 Climate Change Impacts for Specialty Crops: Southern California Region" report represents a reflection of the feedback and recommendations we heard fr

Profiles from the Peninsula: Attenuatas

Profiles from the Peninsula is a series dedicated to spotlighting the partners and projects who make up the Baja Working Group. Our first profile features Dr. Horacio de la Cueva and his work restoring Ensenada’s Attenuatas forest - home to Pinus attenuata, a pine tree normally associated with the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Texto en español sigue a continuación Profiles from the Peninsula is a series dedicated to spotlighting the partners and projects who make up the Baja Working Group. Each week we will bring you a new profile in the form of a blog like this one. More information about the workgroup can be found here. Dr. Horacio de la Cueva is a Senior Researcher at the Ensena

Kim Reasor Announced as 2020 Climate Art Fellow

The Climate Science Alliance, in partnership with the Connecting Wildlands & Communities (CWC) Team at San Diego State University, is excited to announce Kim Reasor as our 2020 Climate Art Fellow. Learn more about our newest artist here! The Climate Science Alliance (CSA), in partnership with the Connecting Wildlands & Communities (CWC) Team at San Diego State University, is excited to announce Kim Reasor as our 2020 Climate Art Fellow. The Climate Art Fellowship brings one artist together with partners, affiliated researchers, and community leaders to help the Alliance engage with local communities on climate impacts and solutions to help make informed decisions that will enhance their resi

We are Hiring a Collaboration and Engagement Coordinator!

Join our team! The Climate Science Alliance is seeking an exceptional and resourceful individual to join our team in San Diego as the Collaboration and Engagement Coordinator. The Climate Science Alliance is seeking an exceptional and resourceful individual to join our team in San Diego as the Collaboration and Engagement Coordinator. The ideal candidate is someone who is highly organized, detail oriented and has experience in project management, community engagement and/or digital communications. This is an exciting opportunity to gain hands on experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders to advance projects focused on climate change science and solutions. This is a new rol

The Buzz on Bees! A Q&A with Dr. James Nieh

We talked with Dr. James Nieh, Associate Dean and Professor at UC San Diego, about climate impacts to honey bee health and populations as part of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium. Check out our Q&A on today's blog! As part of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops, hosted in partnership by the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we spoke with several Consortium participants to highlight the important work they do for our communities. Dr. James Nieh is an Associate Dean in the Division of Biological Sciences and a Professor in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution at the University of California San Diego. James in interested in the evo

Climate Kids Connects - Exploring Climate & Aerosols

For today's edition of "Climate Kids Connects", we are going to explore a topic you may have recently heard a lot about - aerosols. These interactive videos and activities created in partnership with CAICE will help you gain a better understanding of the current science behind these small particles and the role they play in human health and climate! Welcome to Climate Kids Connects! For today's edition we are going to be exploring a topic you may have recently heard a lot about -  aerosols. Aerosol particles are microscopic bits of stuff suspended in the air such as dust, soot, and sea spray. They are the most poorly understood component of Earth’s atmosphere. These particles play an importa

Update from CWC Project's Team Planning!

The Connecting Wildlands and Communities project's Team Planning has been hard at work developing products and applications that provide accessible, relevant, and data-driven decision-support tools to a diverse community. Team Planning has been developing an integrated multiple-benefit framework for land-use planning that can support conservation planning. www.climatesciencealliance.org/cwc-team-planning Visit the Connecting Wildlands and Communities project webpage to see what the Team Planning has accomplished so far and get a glimpse of what is planned for the coming year.

From the Ground Up: A Profile on Solidarity Farm

For our next profile in the "From the Ground Up" series, we talk with Ellee Igoe, co-owner, farmer, and education coordinator at Solidarity Farm, and co-coordinator of the Carbon Sink Demonstration Farm at Pauma Tribal Farms. Check out our Q&A on the blog today! As part of the 2020 Climate Change Consortium for Specialty Crops, hosted in partnership by the Climate Science Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture, we are excited to share a series of producer stories, called "From the Ground Up: Farmer Profile," highlighting our region's producers and the important work they do for our communities. Today's farmer profile is with Ellee Igoe, co-owner, farmer, and education

Now Accepting Applications for #SDClimateSummit

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit on August 27th, 2020. The 2020 San Diego Climate Summit will virtually convene local researchers, resource managers, community engagers, and youth leaders through an immersive and engaging experience to focus on our evolving understanding of regionally specific climate science and how it is informing on the ground solutions that build resilience for people and places. APPLY TODAY Note: If you were previously registered for the 2020 San Diego Climate Summit - your registration has been automatically transferred and you do not need to apply again. Organizers will contact you with additional informat

Update from CWC Project's Team Water!

The Connecting Wildlands and Communities project's Team Water has been hard at work understanding how connected landscapes can impact hydrologic regimes as it relates to water quality, quantity, and sustainability on ecosystems and communities. Team Water has been evaluating the impact of connected landscapes on hydrologic regimes as it relates to water quality, quantity, and sustainability for ecosystems and communities. www.climatesciencealliance.org/cwc-team-water Visit the Connecting Wildlands and Communities project webpage to see what the Team Water has accomplished so far and get a glimpse of what is planned for the coming year!

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