Northwest CASC University Deputy Director Honored by Conservation Organization

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Meade Krosby, University Deputy Director for the Northwest CASC and a senior scientist with the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, has received the 2019 Wilburforce Conservation Leadership Award.

Headshot of Meade Krosby

Meade Krosby, University Deputy Director for the Northwest CASC and a senior scientist with the University of Washington Climate Impacts Group, has received the 2019 Wilburforce Conservation Leadership Award for her work advancing biodiversity conservation under climate change. The Wilburforce Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports land, water, and wildlife conservation efforts in western North America. 

Meade's focuses on working closely with land and wildlife managers to assess climate change impacts and develop adaptation responses for species and ecosystems, with a special focus on transboundary conservation, habitat connectivity planning, and collaboration with tribes and First Nations. 

The organization writes that over the past decade, Meade has "done an extraordinary job to advance biodiversity conservation under climate change through innovative, rigorous, and highly regarded assessments of climate impacts and adaptation responses for species and ecosystems".

Congratulations, Meade!

 

Read a recent story about Meade's work on transboundary habitat connectivity

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