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2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum

Climate Science Alliance

Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center

PHOTO BY CONDOR VISUAL MEDIA

APRIL 6 - 8, 2021

VIRTUAL

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The Schedule

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April 6, 2021

DAY ONE

A Model for Transformational Adaptation

Day one featured an interactive experience exploring the Connecting Wildlands and Communities project, a model for advancing transformational adaptation through interdisciplinary collaboration to support resilience for ecosystems and local communities.

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02

April 7, 2021

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DAY TWO

Hands-On Training

Day two included a hands-on training experience for practitioners interested in cultivating meaningful and authentic collaborations with Indigenous communities.

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03

April 8, 2021

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DAY THREE

Climate Conversations

Day three served as an opportunity for roundtable conversations focused on overcoming challenges to fire and forest management in the Southwest. Forum attendees had the opportunity to actively engage with practitioners, leaders, and researchers across topics related to fire management, cultural burning, and emerging initiatives throughout the region.

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01 - 03

All Three Days

ALL DAYS: ENGAGE

Four Opportunities to Engage Further

Throughout the 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum, attendees had multiple opportunities to further engage with Forum content, partners, and one another.

ENGAGE

2021 SWAF Summary

This past year has taught us a great deal about adaptation and resilience, but also about how to bring our community together in new and creative ways.

Building on takeaways from 2018, the 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum convened leaders, practitioners, and researchers from across the Southwest to explore efforts advancing climate change adaptation and resilience.

 

View the full recap of the 2021 Southwest Adaptation Forum here:

2021 SWAF Summary Deck