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Collegiate Peaks Forum Series: Hot, Dry, & Smoky: What is the future of Colorado’s Forests in a Changing Climate

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

The fate of the forests of the western United States in the twenty-first century with rapid human-caused climate change is largely unknown. In the past twenty years or so, climate change-supercharged fires, droughts, and beetle outbreaks have prompted concern that forests might die off en masse across the West. Dr. Anderegg, assistant professor of biology at the University of Utah, grew up in Cortez, Colorado, and still spends his time hiking, backpacking, hunting, and fishing across the Colorado Rockies. His research centers on the intersection of ecosystems and climate change, especially the future of Earth’s forests in a changing climate. He has studied western forests for more than a decade and his investigation seeks to shed light on the future of Colorado’s forests. The aim of his research is to develop predictive tools to help forecast and manage the fate of western forests in this century.

Location: Salida Steam Plant Theater, 220 W Sackett Ave, Salida, CO 81201

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.collegiatepeaksforum.org/2019-lecture-schedule

Organizer

Collegiate Peaks Forum Series
Phone:
719.252.6890
Email:
president@collegiatepeaksforum.org
Website:
https://www.collegiatepeaksforum.org/

Venue

Theater
220 W. Sackett Street
Salida, CO 81201 United States
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Phone:
(719) 530-0933
Website:
www.salidasteamplant.com