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ASHEVILLE — Learn about the impacts of impending climate change on the Southern Appalachian and what can be done about it during a webinar hosted by WNC conservation group MountainTrue.

A talk called “Climate Change in our Mountains and Strategies for Mitigation and Adaptation” will be held from 11 a.m.-noon on Thursday, May 20.

The session will discuss the impacts of global climate change on the people and ecosystems of the Blue Ridge Mountains and discuss the adaptation and mitigation strategies needed to maintain the resilience of our mountain home. The presenters are MountainTrue ecologist Bob Gale and field biologist Josh Kelly.

A second program titled “Community Powered Solar in the Fight Against Climate Change” will be held from noon-1 p.m. on June 23. That program will discuss two recent collaborative solar energy purchasing efforts in Buncombe County and how similar campaigns could build momentum for renewable energy in the region.

MountainTrue champions resilient forests, clean waters and healthy communities.

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You can also catch it on YouTube here.