Passionate about Bainbridge Island’s forests and wildlife? Want to learn more about the impact of climate change, and what you can do about it?
Join city, state, and regional scientists and community members for the free, virtual 2021 Bainbridge Island Environmental Conference! This year’s topic is The Future of Our Forests: Bainbridge Island & the Climate Crisis. Each Sunday in March, we’ll be hosting a community conversation on the research and best practices for stewarding our natural environment in the face of climate change. Feel free to sign up for one session, or join us for all four!
To learn more about the conference’s schedule, register for other sessions, and more, click here. If you have any questions or would like more information, please reach out to Joan Hutchinson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supporting Our Western Washington Forests in the Face of Climate Change
Welcome to the 2021 Virtual ABC Environmental Conference! In this introductory session we will dive in to the question of how the climate crisis is influencing and will shape our forested landscape.
Presentation of the 2021 Environmental Award to Association of Bainbridge Communities Founder, Charles Schmid – presented by Janet Knox
Keynote: Supporting Our Forests, Now and Into the Future – presented by Hilary Franz, WA State Commissioner of Public Lands
Western Washington Forests in a Changing Climate: What You Need to Know to Make Better Decisions Today – presented by Michael Case of The Nature Conservancy
Increasing the resilience of Puget Sound Forests: an Island Perspective – presented by Derek Churchill, Department of Natural Resources forester and lead Washington forest plan developer