Conservation Innovation Update: 3rd Qtr 2009

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Conservation Finance Forum:
Climate Change in the North American West
October 9, 2009

This Webinar was moderated by Jim Levitt, Director of the Program on Conservation Innovation at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University. The panel (bios) included:

  • Tony Morse (slides) - Principal, Spatial Analysis Group; (Recently retired) Manager, Geospatial Technology Section, Idaho Department of Water Resources
  • Bill Turner (slides) - Executive Director, The Land Conservancy (TLC) of British Columbia

Recording - View the archived multimedia recording of this event.

Resources - Links to resources related to this event.

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This Webinar featured two experts from the West who are focused on adaptive management in the age of climate change.

The first was Tony Morse, who is one of the principal innovators behind METRIC, Idaho's award-winning technology for assessing field-by-field consumptive water use across large landscapes. The second was Bill Turner, of The Land Conservancy (TLC) of British Columbia, who is a recent signatory to the International National Trusts Organization's (INTO's) Dublin Declaration on Climate Change.

Both guests commented on the potential role of markets in addressing the emerging impacts of climate change.

This event was the next in a series hosted by the Conservation Finance Forum (with assistance from the Government Innovators Network), highlighting several topics of keen interest to the U.S. and international conservation communities. There was ample time for audience Q&A.

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