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Stakeholder Advisory Committee

The scientific priorities of the Southwest CSC are driven by the needs and priorities of the natural and cultural resource management communities in the Southwest region.

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for the Southwest CSC includes representatives from those Landscape Conservation Cooperatives with all or a majority of their area within the Southwest region, as well as other management and science partners in the region.

The SAC meets annually to approve the Southwest CSC Science Agenda and provide guidance to the SW CSC on meeting the climate science needs of resource managers.

The Stakeholder Advisory Committee is made up of representatives of the following agencies:

  • U.S. Department of the Interior
    • Bureau of Reclamation
    • National Park Service
    • Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Bureau of Land Management
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs
    • US Geological Survey
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
    • Forest Service -- R&D
    • Forest Service – NFS
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Department of Defense (possible)
  • Tribes
    • Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake
    • Hopi Tribe
  • Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
    • California
    • Desert
    • Southern Rockies
    • Great Basin
    • North Pacific
  • States
    • California
    • Utah
    • Nevada
    • Arizona