The University of California White Mountain Research Station, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station and Consortium for Integrated Climate Research in Western Mountains will host a climate change conference November 5-8 at the Tri-Valley Fairgrounds in Bishop.
The conference is entitled "Climate, Ecosystems and Resources in Eastern California." It will bring together distinguished researchers from a variety of scientific disciplines, and land and resource managers from throughout Eastern California and Western Nevada.
The public is invited to attend a talk by David Nahai, chief executive and general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, on Thursday, November 6, at 7 p.m. Nahai will discuss his agency's strategy for adapting to changing climates and water resources.
The talk is free and will be held in Bishop at the Methodist Church at 205 North Fowler St.
The White Mountain Research Station invites interested scientists and managers to submit abstracts for talks and posters.
Early registration for the conference ended September 20, but late registration will be held until October 25. Registration forms are not necessary to attend the Thursday night public lecture.
For details on the conference schedule, registration process and submission of scientific abstracts, visit the White Mountain Research Station website at http://www.wmrs.edu/projects/CEREC
|Contact: Roland Giller|
US Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station