Sault Climate Hub, Canadian Forest Service Senior Scientist and Director of Great Lakes Forestry Center, Sault Ste. Marie.
The Sault Climate Hub will host a webinar as part of its monthly presentation series on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
The presentation will provide an overview of climate change and likely impacts on regional plant hardiness zones, growing season conditions, and specific impacts on forests. He will also introduce and describe various climate-related tools developed at the Canadian Forest Service. As a scientist and director at the Great Lakes Forestry Center in Sault Ste. Marie Dan McKenney works on climate change and forests, behavioral economics and cost-benefit analysis. He holds a PhD in Forest Economics and Policy and a Master’s Degree in Resource Economics.
The Sault Climate Hub is a free, non-partisan volunteer organization whose mission is to reduce the impact of climate change and advance adaptation in Sault Ste. Marie and Algoma Region through education and engagement (https://www.facebook.com/SaultClimateHub). We are aware of global trends and national politics, but our focus is on issues and activities of particular importance to local citizens.
We currently have a monthly Webinar series that provides citizens with a variety of opportunities to take action and mitigate climate change. We also highlight the many individuals, groups and organizations currently engaged in climate action in the Algoma area. Webinars last one hour and are scheduled on the last Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
To register for this webinar, visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/climate-change-forests-and-plant-hardiness-zones-tickets-415436280097.
Registration is free and everyone is welcome.