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Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Monthly Webinars

Kristy Burnett
Primary contact: Kristy Burnett
Where: Online
June 2, 2021June 9, 2021July 14, 2021

Overview

The Natural Resource Stewardship and Science (NRSS) monthly webinar series shares information about the work NRSS is doing, what’s happening in the field of science and natural resources, and how you can get involved.

Upcoming Webinars


The Wild Side of Science: Getting to Know the Interagency Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

May 12, 2021
3:00 pm EST / 2:00 pm CST / 1:00 pm MST / 12:00 pm PST

Note: This webinar is scheduled for 90 minutes.

Did you know that over 80 percent of all NPS lands are managed as wilderness? From Alaska to Florida, NPS wilderness areas encompass a unique and complex array of management considerations. In this webinar, learn about one interagency resource helping to equip NPS managers with the best available science to make informed wilderness stewardship decisions: the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute. Meet the Institute’s staff, explore interdisciplinary research projects relevant to NPS wilderness, and find out ways collaborate on science in the future. This webinar is co-hosted by the NPS Wilderness Stewardship Division, part of the Visitor and Resource Protection Directorate, and the Natural Resource Stewardship and Science Directorate. Together, these NPS programs are bridging our organizational silos and joining forces for wilderness stewardship!

NPS Community Science Fellows with Thriving Earth Exchange

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
3:00 pm EST / 2:00 pm CST / 1:00 pm MST / 12:00 pm PST
Panel of speakers from the National Park Service and the American Geophysical Union (AGU).

Note: This webinar is scheduled for 90 minutes.


Overview and Tour of the New nps.gov/scienceĀ 

June 9, 2021
3:00 pm EST / 2:00 pm CST / 1:00 pm MST / 12:00 pm PST
Presented by Nina Chambers, Alison Mims, Sharlot Hart, Antonia Floria, and Jessica McClosky

A group of communicators has been working on standing up a new subject site on NPS.gov that coalesces much of the science-related content on NPS.gov. Join us for a tour of the pages and for conversation on how we can improve the site.

Long-Form Scientific Content

July 14, 2021
3:00 pm EST / 2:00 pm CST / 1:00 pm MST / 12:00 pm PST
Presented by David Restivo, NRSS Web Manager

Estimated Completion Time

1 Hour/s

Notes

Past Webinars

Missed a webinar you were interested in? For recordings of past presentations, visit the archive (scroll down).

Past webinars have featured such diverse topics as:

  • Acoustic Characteristics of Commonly Used Roadway Surface Treatments
  • Three Big Challenges in Science Communication, and What to Do About Them
  • Managing Invasive Species in Parks
  • WIN-WIN: NRSS Internships and Parks
  • The Paperwork Reduction Act: OMB Submissions for Beginners
  • Clean Air and Clear Views...Are we there yet?
  • Introduction to Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Wildlife Conservation

Most archived webinars are between 50 and 60 minutes long.

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