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Friday, March 22, 2019

Jennifer Hushaw Shakun to be a Featured Speaker at 2019 Annual Conference

Jennifer Hushaw Shakun will present: “Science and Research - Private Working Forests as Part of the Climate Change Solution" on Wednesday, May 22, at 9:30 a.m.     Jennifer is an Applied Forest Scientist with Manomet, a not-for-profit dedicated to applying science and engaging people to sustain the world. Within Manomet’s Climate Services Program, Jennifer works closely with landowners and land managers in the Climate Smart Land Network (CSLN) and provides guidance on strategies for reducing climate-related risk to managed forests. She is responsible for synthesizing the latest research about projected climate change, identifying the opportunities and challenges these changes pose for forest ecosystems, and working with CSLN members to integrate this science into their forest management and planning.

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