Creating a matrix for cross-goal collaborations (Page 1)

Creating a matrix for cross-goal collaborations

Caroline Donovan, Alexandra Fries, Suzanne Webster, Dylan Taillie ·
16 November 2017

This poster describes an indicator matrix developed by the Chesapeake Monitoring Cooperative. The matrix demonstrates the overlapping objectives between the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Management Strategies and volunteer monitoring groups. The matrix can enhance understanding and inspire more monitoring, which will be used for restoration across all Bay Program goals (i.e., clean water, abundant life, conserved lands, and engaged communities).


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A Look Inside New York Harbor (Page 1)

A Look Inside New York Harbor

Brianne Walsh, Bill Dennison ·
23 March 2016

New York Harbor is a large, iconic and complex body of water. The harbor is an important part of New York City and its millions of residents, and has been massively changed by human activities. These changes have altered the shorelines, water flow, plants and animals of the harbor. These drawings of New York Harbor help explain what is happening below the water surface—a look inside.


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Expanding the diversity of the Mid-Atlantic Tributary Assessment Coalition (Page 1)

Expanding the diversity of the Mid-Atlantic Tributary Assessment Coalition

Sara Powell, Caroline Donovan, Melissa Andreychek, Heath Kelsey, Bill Dennison ·
18 November 2010

Since the 2006 release of the first EcoCheck Chesapeake Bay report card, environmental report cards have gained increasing popularity and recognition as a public-friendly and scientifically sound method for reporting the health of a waterway. Recently, a number of watershed organizations in the Mid-Atlantic region have begun producing their own tributary-specific report cards.


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USS Arizona: once a site of human devastation, now a haven for marine life (Page 1)

USS Arizona: once a site of human devastation, now a haven for marine life

Jane Hawkey, Tim Carruthers, Tracey Saxby ·
18 October 2010

The National Park Services' World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument features the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. This poster, intended for visitor and school audiences alike, presents a side of the historic Memorial often overlooked: the artificial reef that the submerged wreck has become. Five aspects of this natural ecosystem are described.


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The legacy of Kalaupapa National Historical Park (Page 1)

The legacy of Kalaupapa National Historical Park

Jane Hawkey, Tim Carruthers ·
21 December 2009

The intertwined cultural and natural history of the National Park Service (NPS) Kalaupapa National Historical Park (KALA) on the Hawaiian island of Molokai is represented in this poster intended for local and visitor audiences. For more than one hundred years, Hansen's disease (leprosy) patients were forced into exile on this remote peninsula. The unique native plants and animals found here are challenged by invasive species, overfishing, pollution, and climate change.


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Global Warming Is Here (Page 1)

Global Warming Is Here

Jane Hawkey ·
3 October 2008

In 2007, Governor O'Malley asked a scientific team, chaired by UMCES President Dr. Donald F. Boesch, to assess the impacts of climate change in Maryland. The key points from this assessment are summarized in this poster created by IAN staff.


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Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park (Page 1)

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park

Tim Carruthers, Jane Hawkey, Bill Dennison ·
28 January 2008

The Pacific Island Network (PACN) of the National Park Service (NPS) Inventory and Monitoring program is currently in the process of implementing vital signs monitoring within 11 PACN parks. As a basis to monitoring, effective communication is essential. This poster features Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park on the island of Hawai'i, which contains historic sites, endangered species, anchialine pools, and a vibrant coral reef.


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