Meetings and Webinars

All times U.S. ET unless noted.
Date and Time
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Equity and Ecosystem Services Webinar - Part 2

By linking nature and people, ecosystem services can be a valuable tool for understanding racial and social justice around natural resource management and environmental degradation. There is no easy recipe for integrating equity in ecosystem services work, but hearing about different ways that people have addressed the interplay between equity and ecosystem services can help us all to think more critically about inequities in our work related to who benefits from ecosystem services, how decisions are made about managing ecosystem services, and what services are prioritized.

Date and Time
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Equity and Ecosystem Services Webinar - Part 1

By linking nature and people, ecosystem services can be a valuable tool for understanding racial and social justice around natural resource management and environmental degradation. There is no easy recipe for integrating equity in ecosystem services work, but hearing about different ways that people have addressed the interplay between equity and ecosystem services can help us all to think more critically about inequities in our work related to who benefits from ecosystem services, how decisions are made about managing ecosystem services, and what services are prioritized.

Date and Time
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

NESP Ecosystem Services Toolkit Tour

The National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) was formed over a decade ago to create a national network for sharing ecosystem services information, to establish pathways for implementation of ecosystem services concepts, and to help integrate ecosystem services information into decision-making.

Date and Time
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Location
Online Webinar

Piloting Ecosystem Accounts for the Southeastern U.S.

Hear from Ken Bagstad (USGS), Katie Warnell (Duke University), Charles Rhodes (TBD Economics), and Marc Russell (US EPA) about "Testing ecosystem accounting in the United States: A case study for the Southeast" [DOI link] that details the first effort to develop Ecosystem Accounts for the U.S. at a broad scale. The team will describe the potential for U.S.

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
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.  

Date and Time
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location
Online webinar

Integrating Ecosystem Values Into Cost-Benefit Analysis at USAID

Please join us for the next National Ecosystem Services Partnership’s (NESP) webinar, "Integrating Ecosystem Values Into Cost-Benefit Analysis at USAID," on Thursday, February 28, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET.