COS 104 - Stewardship, Education, and Outreach

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Ballroom B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Progressive Ecology: Shifting the flow of conservation biology through involving communities in the Northeastern Ecological Corridor of Puerto Rico through research and its declaration of nature reserve
Ricardo Rivera, Northwestern University; Ana Elisa Pérez-Quintero, University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras and SEEDS; Diana K. Guzmán, Northeastern Ecological Corridor, Coalition; Lourdes B. Lastra-Díaz, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus; Sara B. Ocasio, University of Puerto Rico; Carmen Guerrero, Coalition Pro-Northeastern Ecological Corridor; Ramón Salazar, University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras and SEEDS; Betsabé D. Castro Escobar, University of Missouri; Beatriz Otero, University of Michigan
2:10 PM
Human-mediated source-sink dynamics in a forest carnivore
John M. Fryxell, University of Guelph
2:30 PM
If you build it they will come: A new approach to urban ecological research
Alexander J. Felson, Yale University; Mark A. Bradford, Yale University
2:50 PM
Redefining citizen science: A catalyst to broaden the knowledge base and insights for sustainability in a rapidly changing world
Corrie Knapp, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; F. Stuart Chapin III, University of Alaska Fairbanks
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Engage: The Science Speaker Series - A novel approach to improving science outreach and communication
Rachel M. Mitchell, University of Washington; Phil A. Rosenfield, University of Washington; Eric J. Hilton, University of Washington
3:40 PM
Climate change education and outreach for agriculture through dialogue and deliberation
Julie E. Doll, Michigan State University; Claire N. Layman, Michigan State University Extension
4:20 PM
Canopy in the Clouds: An immersive, web-based platform for K-12 earth and life science education
Gregory R. Goldsmith, Paul Scherrer Institute; Andrew D. Fulton, Drew Fulton Photography; Colin D. Witherill, Broadreach Images; Erin E. Dukeshire, Orchard Gardens School; Javier F. Espeleta, University of Washington; Adriana Quiros-Arauz, Canopy in the Clouds; Todd E. Dawson, University of California Berkeley
4:40 PM
Cultivating participation of underrepresented institutions and students in NEON science: The college speaking tour report
Don Bowie, Science & Engineering Alliance, Inc.; Robert Shepard, Science and Engineering Alliance; Saba Aghajanian, Demographic and Institutional Research
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