The North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center is a partnership between the US Geological Survey, the University of Colorado Boulder and five consortium partners. The NC CASC fosters innovative and applied research in support of tribal, federal, state, and local natural resource management and decision-making. The North Central center is one of eight regional climate centers created to help meet the changing needs of land and resource managers across the country. It serves Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas and Nebraska. 



Project Examines Emerging Challenges Related to Climate Change, Disease, and Wildlife Health

The USGS National Wildlife Health Center, in partnership with the USGS Climate Adaptation Science Center Network, is leading a one-year project to understand and prepare for emerging challenges related to fish and wildlife health, disease, and climate change across North America.

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leri R drought data tool now available on Comprehensive R Archive Network

The North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center is happy to announce that the leri R package, which facilitates access to the NOAA Landscape Evaporative Response Index (LERI) data product, is now on the Comprehensive R Archiv

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GPTWA announces 2019 Fall Water Conference

The Great Plains Tribal Water Alliance and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association present the 2019 Fall Water Conference, "Protecting Tribal Water and Lands: Vision and Planning to adapt to a Changing Climate"

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NC CASC welcomes new Research Coordinator, Alisa Wade

The NC CASC welcomes Dr. Alisa Wade to our team as our new research coordinator.

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NC CASC University Director Jennifer Balch comments on "the Smokey Bear effect"

NC CASC Director Jennifer Balch comments on "the Smokey Bear effect" as Smokey celebrates 75th birthday.

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NC CASC University Director Jennifer Balch speaks at U.S. House of Representatives’ Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Congressional hearing on campus highlights CU Boulder climate change leadership. Read more here.

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NC CASC Announces Tribal Climate Leaders Graduate Degree Program

Tribal Climate Leaders Program: Are you interested in a graduate degree exploring how climate may impact natural and cultural resources and resilience? The North Central Climate Adaptation Science Center is seeking applications from students affiliated with the 31 fed

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