Following successful webinars from Dr. Marshall Shepherd and Dr. Sanford Eigenbrode, archives of which can be found at climatewebinars.net, we continue our latest webinar series with presentations from the USDA AFRI Coordinated Agricultural Project: Regional Approaches to Climate Change – Pacific Northwest Agriculture (REACCH) and Clemson’s Wood Utilization and Design Institute.
The next CLN webinar “A changing climate for agriculture: tools for kick starting adaptation” will be delivered on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 2:00pm EDT. Dr. John Abatzoglou Associate Professor of Geography, University of Idaho and member of the REAACH CAP team. Dr. Abatzoglou will present their work on downscale climate data This is climate data at a local level that can have a real impact on decision making at the farm and forest level. Registration for this webinar is open now.
On July 14th, 2016 at 1:00pm EDT, Dustin Albright, Assistant Professor at the Clemson University School of Architecture and member of Clemson’s Wood Utilization and Design Institute will present “Wood and Timber Design: Trends and Outlook”. Dustin will discuss the use of new wood construction materials and methods and their suitability for sustainable building. The presentation will address the life cycle benefits of wood and will touch on evolving building codes, which are increasingly friendly to these new techniques. A variety of case studies will be presented, with special attention being given to prefabricated building systems, including Cross-Laminated Timber and other similar “Massive Timber” products. Register for this webinar now.
Stay tuned to climatelearningnetwork.com for more information.