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Upper Snake River Tribes take on a Changing Climate

Join us for the third installment of the Bend High Desert Speaker Series with Jason Kesling, Environmental Program Director of the Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation. Learn about the establishment and structure of the Upper Snake River Tribes, and gain an in-depth understanding of how the USRTF is adapting to climate change. From assessing vulnerability to coordinating environmental conservation efforts, Jason will share his experience and insight into how the Upper Snake River Tribes are taking on current environmental threats.

About the speaker

Jason began working for the Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation in early 2017, bringing a strong background in Fish and Wildlife biology and natural resource management. Since receiving a degree in Fish and Wildlife from Oregon State University, Jason has contributed to environmental protection initiatives in a number of capacities. With extensive experience in environmental assessment and wildlife conservation, Jason is a knowledgeable voice on climate change resiliency, adaptation and risk assessment.

Event notes

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 7 p.m. The presentation will be held in Worthy Brewing’s Hop Mahal room, located in the far right corner of the main restaurant. You are welcome to have dinner and drinks in the restaurant prior to doors opening. This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration will be announced via Facebook and ONDA email in February.