Cumberland Watershed Climate and Biodiversity Conference
Kentucky science event
This conference is being organized by a coalition which includes The Kentucky Conservation Committee, Kentucky Heartwood, The Center for Biological Diversity, the Dogwood Alliance and the Livelihood Knowledge Exchange Network (LiKEN).
We are inviting the following constituent groups to present:
Local Government Entities (sustainability, land, conservation, biology)
Local Community Nonprofits who work in the climate or ecological sector
State-Based Nonprofits with a focus on climate, ecology or conservation
Frontline community groups (stakeholders who live in the region, with particular encouragement for participation from under-represented groups, communities of color, communities represented near and around public lands).
Highlight challenges relating to climate change on species in and along the Upper Cumberland Watershed.
Provide new opportunities to exchange knowledge among a broad base of constituents and stakeholders.
Provide opportunities for public engagement in affected communities and encourage community-based solutions.
Strengthen relationships among stakeholder groups.