Events - Ecosystem Services

Date and Time
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 8:30 a.m. to Wednesday, March 18 - 7 p.m.
Location
Stanford University, California

POSTPONED — 2020 Natural Capital Symposium

The Natural Capital Symposium is a major convening of leaders advancing the science and practice of incorporating nature’s diverse values into decisions. Each year, participants representing universities, NGOs, businesses, governments, multi-lateral development banks, and other institutions learn about and share their own experiences advancing the frontiers of science, the development and application of practical tools and approaches, and how natural capital understanding is being used today to transform decisions. 

Date and Time
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 9 a.m. to Thursday, February 6 - 12 p.m.
Location
Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Social Coast Forum

Lydia Olander will present on the GEMS project at the 2020 Social Coast Forum in Charleston, South Carolina, February 3-6, 2020.

The Social Coast Forum explores how social science tools and methods are being used to address the nation’s coastal issues.

Date and Time
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

Ecosystem Service Assessments at Three National Wildlife Refuges: Methods, Results, and Lessons

In the next National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) webinar, hear from Emily Pindilli, an economist with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), about the USGS LandCarbon program’s in-depth ecosystem service assessments at three different National Wildlife Refuges.

Date and Time
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 8 a.m. to Thursday, November 14 - 5:30 p.m.
Location
New Orleans, LA, USA

Southeast CASC Regional Science Symposium

At the Southeast CASC Regional Science Symposium, Lydia Olander will co-organize a session on Ecosystem Services linking climate change and ecosystem services research, and Katie Warnell will speak about mapping coastal resilience and coastal blue carbon in North Carolina. The Symposium takes place November 13-15, 2019, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Date and Time
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 9 a.m. to Thursday, November 7 - 5 p.m.
Location
Mobile, AL, USA

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) Conference

The 25th Biennial CERF Conference takes places in Mobile, Alabama on 3-7 November, 2019. CERF endeavors to connect science and society in the collective goals of preserving coastal and estuarine habitats, resources, and heritage.

Date and Time
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 3:20 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Hilton Head, SC, USA

Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference

Katie Warnell will be speaking on “Use of ecosystem services mapping for wildlife conservation in SEAFWA states“ at the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference, October 29 at 3:20 pm, in Hilton Head, SC.

Date and Time
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

Interpreting the IPBES Global Assessment

In the next National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) webinar on Thursday, August 1, at 2 p.m. ET, report co-authors Alex Pfaff from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, and Stephen Polasky from the Department of Applied Economics at University of Minnesota, will present an interpretation of the report contents and its implications.

Date and Time
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

Exploring Applications of Ecosystem Service Conceptual Models for Coastal Habitats

Dr. Lydia Olander and Sara Mason of Duke University will share their approach to using Ecosystem Services Conceptual Models as a framework to think about ecosystem services and how they can be considered within the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.

Date and Time
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

Innovative Ways for States to Finance Agricultural Conservation Programs

In this National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) webinar, presented on Tuesday, June 18, Vincent Gauthier and John Feldmann discuss the findings of a masters thesis at Duke University focused on identifying state-level agricultural conservation programs with non-traditional financing mechanisms.

Date and Time
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

How Governments Can Boost Natural Capital Thinking for Better Decision-Making: Global Overview and Practical Examples

Hear from the Natural Capital Coalition (NCC), an international collaboration that unites the global natural capital community, about the progress and outcomes of the Government Dialogue on Natural Capital in the next National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) webinar on Friday, April 12, 11a.m. - 12 p.m. ET.