Webcasts and Multi-media

Webinar: Unearthing Citizen Science

 

National Academy of Sciences – December 5, 2014

The National Research Council's Board on Earth Science and Resources will host a webinar, "Unearthing Citizen Science,"on Friday, December 5, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST. The webinar will examine the role and potential of citizen science in advancing the earth sciences, from its role in monitoring unconventional hydrocarbon development to predicting, mitigating, and increasing public awareness of natural hazards. For more information and to register, click here.

Webinar: Restoring the Resilience of Caribbean Coral Reefs


Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network – December 11, 2014

Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network will hold a webinar on Restoring the Resilience of Caribbean Coral Reefs by Jeremy Jackson of the Smithsonian Institution and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The webinar will be held on December 11, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Dr. Jackson will present on the new report Status and Trends of Caribbean Coral Reefs: 1970-2012. The report is a result of a three-year joint effort of the International Coral Reef Initiative’s (ICRI) Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network (GCRMN), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). For more information, click here.

EPA Watershed Academy Webcast, October 29, 2014

EPA – October 29, 2014

Join EPA for a webcast on climate resilience – the capacity of an individual, community, or institution to dynamically and effectively respond to shifting climate impacts while continuing to function at an acceptable level. The webcast will beheld on October 29, 2014 from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. ET.This webcast will share findings from the most recent National Climate Assessment report concerning climate change and water resources. It will also discuss a new resource from EPA to help communities prepare for climate change impacts. The workbook Being Prepared for Climate Change: A Workbook for Developing Risk-Based Adaptation Plans helps users to create a vulnerability assessment and identify adaptation actions to address their vulnerabilities. The webcast will highlight how the workbook has been used in a pilot project with the San Juan Bay Estuary program. Take home messages from the Webcast include: climate impacts on U.S. water resources, risk-based adaptation planning and decision-making tools and lessons learned from the pilot project. For more information and to register, click here.

ASWM Members' Webinar: Environmental Law Institute

Association of State Wetland Managers – October 20, 2014

ASWM will host their Members' Wetland Webinar Series on the topic of the Environmental Law Institute on Monday, October 20, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. For more information and to register, click here.

 

ASWM Members' Webinar: EPA Region 5 Watershed Handbook


Association of State Wetland Managers –  November 26, 2014

ASWM will host their Members' Wetland Webinar Series on the topic EPA Region 5 Watershed Handbook presented by KerryAnn Weaver, Life Scientist, US EPA Region 5 on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. For more information and to register, click here.

ASWM Members' Webinar: How to Use Video to Communicate a Science Message


Association of State Wetland Managers – December 10, 2014 

ASWM will host their Members' Wetland Webinar Series on the topic on How to Use Video to Communicate a Science Message presented by Karen L. McKee, Ph.D, Scientist Emeritus, US Geological Survey on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. For more information, click here.

 

ASWM Members' Webinar: Making Ponds into Wetlands


Association of State Wetland Managers – January 28, 2015

ASWM will host their Members' Wetland Webinar Series on the topic of Making Ponds into Wetlands  Presenter presented by Tom Biebighauser, Wetland Restoration and Training  on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. For more information and to register, click here.

 

 

ASWM Webinar: History of Wetland Drainage in the U.S.


Association of State Wetland Managers 
– October 2, 2014

ASWM  Improving Wetland Restoration Success Project Webinar on History of Wetland Drainage in the U.S. presented by Tom Biebighauser, Wetland Restoration and Training was be held on October 2, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. ET.  The main reason so many wetland projects are unsuccessful is that the builder has failed to disable historic drainage structures.  People have been burying rock, wood, brick, clay, concrete, and plastic pipe in the ground to dry wetlands since Europeans began cultivating North America.  This presentation showed you exactly how wetlands were drained and filled, and how you can spot the ghost of a wetland drained over 300-years ago. For more information, click here.