Events, Webinars, and Trainings

Virtual Workshop: Climate 101

June 15-16, 2021. Join the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center and U.S. Forest Service for a no cost, two-day virtual Climate 101 event, open to the Southern Region (Region 8) USFS ecologists, planners, tribal foresters, and natural and cultural resources staff. Included topics for this event: 1) An introduction to the Climate, 2) Carbon Sequestration, and 3) Air & Water Quality Resources. Registration is limited to 50 participants. Learn more and register.


Mid Year Conference: National Congress of American Indians – with a meeting of the Climate Action Task Force

June 21-24, 2021. At the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Mid Year Conference, attendees have the opportunity to come together to address issues critical to Indian Country. This year, the conference will occur virtually for the first time, providing tribal leaders and partners with a unique opportunity to discuss and work on the issues facing Tribal Nations directly from their respective homelands. The NCAI Climate Action Task Force will be meeting during the Mid Year Conference. Learn more and register.


Camp: Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress

June 26 – July 3, 2021 (For those students that applied for 2020 NYCALC, their applications will still be valid for 2021). National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, WV.  The Native Youth Community Adaptation and Leadership Congress (NYCALC) is held each summer at the National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) in Shepherdstown, WV. The Congress includes a mix of urban and rural students from federally recognized Tribal Nations and Indigenous communities located throughout the continental U.S. and Alaska. Learn more and apply.


Camp: USET Virtual Tribal Climate Resilience Camp

July 12-16, 2021, online. Tribal Nation Host: the Penobscot Nation. The USET Office of Environmental Resource Management (USET-OERM) will be holding a Virtual Tribal Climate Resilience Camp to support teams of Tribal Leaders, climate change coordinators, planners, and program managers to build skills, gather information, and develop Tribal policies and plans needed for Tribal Nations to address climate change impacts. For more information, contact Casey Thornbrugh, USET Tribal Climate Science Liaison, at