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Research Project: Support Climate-Smart Decision Making in Nevada, USDA Southwest Climate Hub

Location: Range Management Research

Project Number: 3050-11210-009-75-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Aug 1, 2018
End Date: Dec 31, 2020

Objective:
The objective of this cooperative agreement is to develop and/or deliver specific scientific information and technologies for agricultural and natural resource managers that enable climate-smart decision-making and where possible provide assistance to enable land managers to implement those decisions. Enhance climate knowledge and resilience in the Southwestern U.S. working lands.

Approach:
The Southwest Climate Hub as part of the ARS research unit based at the Jornada Experimental Range will work closely with the University of Nevada Extension Service in developing science-based land management and conservation practices for ranches, farms and forested lands in Nevada This agreement specifically focuses on support Cooperative Extension agents to host webinars and workshops and develop and distribute information to inform climate and weather adaptation activities.