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Ecological Drought National Webinar Series: Part 2 Ecological Drought: Planning for Resilience

This webinar focuses on planning, restoration, and recovery actions that strengthen ecosystem resilience, mitigate the impacts of natural disasters, and realize co-benefits.

This webinar is the second in a four-part series that seeks to raise awareness of ecological drought, share actions that strengthen ecosystems resilience and mitigate the impacts of droughts, and discuss research and management needs for future drought planning and preparedness. The series is co-hosted by NOAA’s National Integrated Drought Information System and the USGS National Climate Adaptation Science Center, with expert speakers from the research community, tribal nations, and government agencies. Information on the additional sessions is listed below:

Ecological Drought: An Introduction, February 3, 2021, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm ET

Ecological Drought: Drought, Wildfire, and Recovery, March 3, 2021, 4 – 5 pm ET

Ecological Drought: Impacts on Coastal Ecosystems, March 17, 2021, 3 – 4 pm ET

Speakers: • Dr. Jennifer Cartwright, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, USGS

• Rachel M. Gregg, Senior Scientist, EcoAdapt

• Hannah Panci, Climate Change Scientist and Robert Croll, Climate Change Program Coordinator, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission