September 1, 2020 [Hawai‘i/US mainland] / September 2, 2020 [Guam]: Forum: Invasive Species and Climate Change: Building a New Community of Practice
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On June 24-25, PI-CASC staff presented at the first Global Island Studies Webinar hosted by the International Small Islands Studies Association (ISISA) on manager and community-driven research pathways.
On April 23-25, the Manager Climate Corps presented at the 10th Annual National Adaptation Forum Program within a CASC session focused case studies of collaboration across worldviews for management.
On April 11th, MCC staff and Bethany Morrison (Hawaiʻi County Long Range Planning Dept.) along with two additional presenters held a panel at the 2019 Conference on Island Sustainability regarding climate adaptation policy, planning, and manager-driven research efforts.
On November 3rd, MCC hosted an early career professional panel for Pacific Islander students at the 2018 PacYES! conference. Panelists discussed practical, place-based context for careers involved in climate change adaptation and necessary tools and skills developed through research experiences.
Manager Climate Corps staff facilitate weekly interactive experiences with local cultural and natural resource managers through the Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science graduate program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.
Rose Hart recently received an excellence award from the Institute of Mathematics for Industry (IMI) at Kyushu University, Japan, for her poster on determining shoreline change rates on Hawaiʻi Island at the 2017 Math for Industry Conference: Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change.
On July 19th, the MCC hosted an interactive forum at the 2017 Hawaiʻi Conservation Conference. The session offered valuable presentations and small group discussions about collaborative knowledge coproduction. Check out the full forum report here.