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Transportation at the Conference
Reduce your carbon footprint while at the conference and take the bus.
Ben Franklin Bus #26 leaves every 20 minutes near your hotel to the WSU Tri-Cities campus.
Purchase the 10-ride Ticket pass online.
Save your receipt and get reimbursed later.
Directions for riding the bus at the conference (pdf)
See bus schedule times (pdf).
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
WSU Tri -Cities Chancellor – Dr. Sandra Haynes (pdf)
WA State climate disturbances: Human, environmental, and economic impacts (fire, smoke, drought, floods and heat)
- Fire – Emily Jane Davis, Oregon State University Extension
- Heat — Paul Loikith, Portland State University
- Water — Crystal Raymond, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
Climate justice, and why everyone must help
- Anand Jayakaran, WSU Extension
- Jonalee Squeochs, Yakima Nation Fisheries
- Rishi Sugla, University of Washington Climate Impacts Group
Cool examples of climate change Extension and outreach programs
- 4-H programs and climate change, Paul Lachapelle, Montana State University
- Mitigation strategies for farms and forests, Jenifer Wightman (pdf), Cornell University
- Food waste and climate change, Clea Rome, WSU Extension
- A coordinated climate resilience Extension program in the Midwest, Heidi Roop, University of Minnesota
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
What does climate change mean to Extension?
- Jason Henderson, Purdue University, national Extension Climate Mitigation, Resiliency, and Adaptation Program Action Team chair
Climate change and gardening
- Jennifer Marquis, WSU Master Gardener Statewide Coordinator
- Peat moss and soil — Laurel Moulton, WSU Master Gardener Coordinator, Clallam County
- Trees and climate change – Tim Kohlhauff, WSU Extension Urban Horticulture Coordinator, Spokane County
- Community climate action — Mike Peronto, WSU Master Gardener, Pierce County
WSU applied climate research
- Rivers and fish – Sarah Roley, WSU Tri Cities
- Community adaptation – Anne Pisor, WSU Pullman
- Irrigation – Kirti Rajagopalan, WSU Pullman
- Animal sciences – Kris Johnson, WSU Pullman
Climate change and extension, perspectives from federal government
- Eric Norland USDA NIFA, National Science Liaison in Division of Environmental Systems