FRASC Past Meetings:

Climate Change

Bears in StreamThanks to everyone who attended our meeting about clmate change on January 10, 2013.

Our panelists and the group engaged in an interesting and lively converstation about climate change in California. The contribution of a variety of stakeholders brought a diversity of thought, and in the end, a lot of common ground.

Unfortunatley, we lost our internet connection and with it all our virtual attendees. For those of you who were in our vitural audience -- we sincerely apologize for the internet failure. Please know that we missed you at our meeting. We hope that if you had any comments for us regarding climate change you take some time to let us know.

Below you can find the speakers' presentations, as well as the presentation given by Chris Keithley, Research Manager at FRAP, about his work on on the 2010 Assessment and as part of California's Climate Action Team.


Panel Speakers:

  • Ellie Cohen (President and CEO, Point Blue)
  • Dave Graber (Chief Scientist, Pacific Western Region of the National Park Service)
  • Chrissy Howell (Regional Wildlife Program Leader, US Forest Service Region 5)
  • Klaus Scott/TBD (California Air Resources Board, Forest Sector GHG inventory)

For more on our panel speakers, click here


Meeting materials:

Meeting Notes

Chris Keithley, CALFIRE FRAP Research Manager Presentation

Ellie Cohen, President and CEO of PRBO Conservation Sciences Presentation   Climate Smart Conservation Reference

Chrissy Howell, Regional Wildlife Program Leader, US Forest Service Region 5 Presentation

Klaus Scott, Forest Sector GHG inventory at the California Air Resources Board Presentation

Invitation Letter

Meeting Agenda



We would like to offer you the opportunity to respond to the same questions our panelists answered. Click here to view the questions. If you have any responses you would like to provide, or if you have any other feedback, we welcome your input.


Meeting Background:

For more information about how we adressed climate change in the 2010 Assessment, please refer to our topic page here.





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