Rogue River Report Card Facilitation and Training

2021-10-25 — 2023-03-01

The Rogue River region faces challenges that require innovative solutions. Habitat loss, invasive species, stream-side development, and other factors put watershed health at risk. The Rogue River Watershed Council strives to engage people of all ages and levels of education while working with organizations and landowners to conserve and improve streams and the land that surrounds them. Their work is vital to the community, land, and wildlife in the region because we all depend on water.

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Expanding the Texas Coast Ecosystem Health Report Card

2021-07-01 — 2022-12-30

The Integration and Application Network (IAN) has been working with the Harte Research Institute (HRI) since 2012 with the long-term goal of establishing a report card for the Gulf of Mexico. In 2019, we published the first Texas Coast Ecosystem Health Report Card as a significant first step towards this goal.

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Series of maps of Airborne Observation Platform (AOP) footprints in the U.S.

Landscape Exchange Network for Socio-Environmental Systems (LENS)

2021-07-01 —

To improve capacity for socio-environmental systems (SES) research, improve societal understanding of SES, and improve environmental outcomes, we propose initiating and coordinating a Landscape Exchange Network for Socio-environmental systems (LENS). LENS would (Objective #1) characterize SES represented in the landscapes surveyed by the National Ecological Observation Network Airborne Observation Platform (NEON AOP).

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Report Cards for the Clinton, Detroit, Huron, River Raisin, and Rouge Rivers

2021-07-01 — 2023-06-30

IAN is partnering with Council Fire, LLC, the Erb Family Foundation, and The Clinton River Watershed Council, Friends of the Detroit River, Huron River Watershed Council, River Raisin Watershed Council, and Friends of the Rouge River, to create socio-environmental report cards for these 5 rivers, and a report card that integrates the results into an assessment of the Detroit Michigan region.

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State of the Bays Data Analysis and Visualization

2021-04-01 — 2021-11-30

The Delaware Center for Inland Bays is working to oversee and facilitate the implementation of a long-term approach for the wise use and enhancement of the Inland Bays watershed. The Center’s mission is “to preserve, protect and restore Delaware’s Inland Bays and their watershed,” which is achieved through education, outreach, science & research, restoration, and public policy.

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Kwando River Basin Report Card

2021-03-09 —

The initial workshop to develop the Kwando River Basin Report Card took place from 9–11 March, 2020 in Kasane, Botswana. More than 35 diverse stakeholders from 19 institutions came together at this workshop to conceptualize the river basin, create a shared vision, and discuss indicators for the Kwando River Basin Report Card. The report card aims to strengthen transboundary water governance and inclusive decision making mechanisms across the four countries that the basin transverses:

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Coastal Ocean Assessment for Sustainability and Transformation (COAST Card)

2021-02-25 — 2025-02-25

The Coastal Ocean Assessment for Sustainability and Transformation (COAST) Card is a transnational and transdisciplinary research program funded through the Belmont Forum, a consortium of research funders that have targeted funds towards research that engages stakeholders into a co-design and co-development process, to foster solutions to global sustainability challenges. The project brings together researchers from the United States, Philippines, Norway, India, and Japan.

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edX Professional Certificate in Environmental Management for Sustainability

2020-12-01 — 2021-12-31

Do you want to “change the conversation” and guide society toward solutions for complex resilience and sustainability challenges that benefit present and future generations? This Professional Certificate program is comprised of four knowledge-rich courses including: Strategic Communication for Sustainability Leaders, Storytelling with Data Using Socio-environmental Report Cards, The Science Advisory Toolbox for Environmental Management, and Innovative Environmental Management Models:

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Coastal Georgia Ecosystem Report Card Revisions

2020-08-01 — 2021-09-30

Since working with UMCES on the first report card in 2014, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division (Georgia DNR) has been producing a report card each year for the last five years. The objectives of this project are to conduct a virtual workshop for the Georgia DNR staff and other stakeholders to review the past report cards and revise the report card for the future.

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Communications materials for the Nutrient Trading Program

2020-07-01 — 2021-01-01

Between July 2020 to January 2021, the Integration and Application Network collaborated with the Maryland Department of Environment to develop communication products that promote the state's Water Quality Trading Program. Maryland’s W​​​ater Quality Trading Program creates a public market for nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment reductions.

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