March 2022 webinar - Wisconsin's Changing Climate: Impacts & Adaptation Strategies
Updated: Mar 22, 2022
Update: the webinar was recorded and is available for public below or on our YouTube channel.
We are excited to announce that our March 2022 webinar will feature experts from the Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI). Dr. Adam Bechel and Dr. Anna Haines will give an overview of the report WICCI just released and then share a summary of their contributions to it.
The webinar will be held on Zoom. It is a free event, but registration is required. Click here to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkfumrqT8tHNSoW5i63bfZAfT9Prqx9yXF
WICCI is a nationally recognized collaboration of scientists and stakeholders working together to help Wisconsin policymakers and citizens understand the impacts of climate change. The assessment report outlines the latest climate impacts and solutions for addressing them and mitigating the effects.
Adam Bechle is a coastal engineering specialist with Wisconsin Sea Grant. In this role, Adam helps Great Lakes communities build resilience to coastal hazards like erosion, flooding, and water level impacts. Adam communicates the latest hazard research, develops outreach products on best management practices, and provides local governments guidance on planning and preparing for coastal hazards. Adam holds a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Anna Haines is a professor in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point and a land use and community development specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Haines received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. Her research and teaching focuses on planning and community development from a natural resources or environmental perspective. Currently, she is the chair of WICCI’s Community Sustainability Working Group.
We're very excited to bring this opportunity to our webinar series. Please join us!