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NCC: Impact of a warmer and drier future on rangeland ecosystems

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Apr 9, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
NCC Campus N12 (Multipurpose Center)
250 Sierra College Dr., Grass Valley, CA 95945
Free, and the public is welcome and encouraged to attend
Jason Giuliani, jgiuliani@sierracollege.edu

Come listen to Dr. Jeremy James, Director of UC Foothills Research and Extension Center, as he discusses the future impact on rangeland ecosystems and ecosystem services in a warmer and drier future.

Event Details

For the April edition of the Sierra Science Lecture Series, we welcome Dr. Jeremy James, Director of the UC Foothills Research and Extension Center as he discusses the impact of a warmer and drier future on rangeland ecosystems and exosystem services.

The presentation will be held on Tuesday evening, April 9th from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, in the Multipurpose Center, building, N-12, at the Nevada County Campus. Come early and enjoy a meet-and-greet and refreshments at 6:00 pm.

About our Speaker

Dr. Jeremy James has served as Director of the University of California Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center since 2012.  His research program centers on understanding climate change impacts on California grasslands and how ranchers that use these systems for livestock production can adapt to these impacts. He also is involved in several national and international projects that are focused on understanding how to restore arid land systems following catastrophic fire or disturbance.  Dr. James completed his doctoral work at the University of California Davis in 2004.  Following this program and prior to his current position, he served as a research scientist in eastern Oregon for the USDA Agricultural Research Service.

Location and Parking

The Nevada County Campus is located at 250 Sierra College Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945. Talks are in the Multipurpose Center Building N-12.

Parking is $3, and you can purchase permits at the kiosk machine at the main entrance to the campus.

For more information, contact the series coordinator, Jason Giuliani,
at jgiuliani@sierracollege.edu.

Sponsored by: Nevada County Campus Science Department and co-sponsored by local nonprofit Sierra Streams Institute.

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