The University of Wyoming and Western Water Assessment (WWA) are pleased to announce the Adapting to Climate Change in Wyoming grant competition.
Funding will support climate change adaptation projects for traditionally underserved, Indigenous, and small rural communities and organizations.
Jackson Hole News & Guide - Scientists in Snake River headwaters will lead a $20 million grant that the National Science Foundation awarded to the University of Wyoming to study how climate change will impact streamflows, aquatic ecosystems and vegetations and the communities and people that use the watersheds.
The purpose of this workshop was to understand the Teton context and stakeholder concerns in order to design a integrated pilot project that is relevant, legitimate, and salient while bounded enough to accomplish during the next 1-2 years.
Rawlins and Sinclair have recently been facing water shortages as the result of aging and neglected infrastructure, but also drought. Experts suggest that many towns across the West could face similar problems in the future.
In late 2020, the Mullen Fire torched 176,000 acres in the Medicine Bow Forest of southern Wyoming. For days, smoke polluted the air in nearby Laramie and colored the sky above the University of Wyoming with a hazy red glow.
A five-year, $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to the University of Wyoming will allow researchers to work with Wyoming’s communities to deal with expected significant and lasting changes in water availability.