Schedule of Presenters
Saturday, February 6, 2021 9:00-10:30 a.m. PST
Dr. Dirk van Driel, Director, UNESCO West Coast Biosphere, South Africa
Dr. James Robinson, Director of Conservation, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Slimbridge, UK
Saturday, February 6, 4:00-5:30 p.m. PST
Christine Prietto, Hunter Wetlands Center, Australia
Seung Oh Suh, Executive Director, Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia Suncheon Bay
Sunday, February 7, 10:30-noon PST
Dr. Bill Mitsch, Everglades Wetland Research Park, Florida Gulf Coast University, Chair of US National Ramsar Committee
Dr. Christine Whitcraft, California State University, Long Beach
Organized by @nbconservancy and growing group of partners.
Interested in how you can get involved with planning, sponsoring or volunteering at this event. Contact Newport Bay Conservancy, firstname.lastname@example.org.
* The Ramsar Convention (formally, the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, especially as Waterfowl Habitat) is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value. It is named after the city of Ramsar in Iran, where the Convention was signed in 1971.
2/1/2020 Be the Change: Climate Solutions for a new Decade
LISTEN to the presentations on SOUNDCLOUD.COM
ONLINE RESOURCE HUB: This resource guide is a compilation of references (i.e. videos, scientific papers, websites, etc.) specifically related to climate change, with an emphasis on solutions. It is filled with science-based information from highly reliable sources, particularly because this subject can often times be very confusing, misleading, polarizing, and highly political.