NESP Digest: September 2019

This is the quarterly newsletter of the National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) , which provides updates on our recent activities as well as some other information on ecosystem services that we hope you’ll find useful.

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NESP UPDATES
NESP Webinar: Interpreting the IPBES Global Assessment
Watch the August National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP) webinar on the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Global Assessment. During this webinar, report coauthors Stephen Polasky from the Department of Applied Economics at University of Minnesota and Alex Pfaff from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University presented an interpretation of the report contents and its implications.
 
Webinar: Exploring Applications of Ecosystem Service Conceptual Models for Coastal Habitats
Watch a NESP presentation for the National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NERRS) Science Collaborative. The presentation discussed an approach to using Ecosystem Service Conceptual Models as a framework to think about ecosystem services and how they can be considered within the NERRS.
 
Webinar: Mapping Ecosystem Services to Enhance Conservation
Watch a NESP presentation for the South Atlantic LCC discussing ecosystem services mapping in the Southeast, and how these map products can be used to enhance conservation work in the region.
IN THE NEWS
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS
October 17 19. Land Trust Alliance Rally . Raleigh, North Carolina.

October 20 15. Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference . Hannover, Germany.

October 29 31. Environmental Markets and Finance Summit . Washington, DC.

February 3 6, 2020. Social Coast Forum . Charleston, South Carolina.

August 2 6, 2020. National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration . Portland, Oregon.
GRANTS AND JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Grants:
Bridge Collaborative Spark Fund , Pre-proposals due Oct 4.

Job Opportunities:
Environmental and Natural Resource Economist . IMSG/NOAA. Silver Spring, Maryland.

Lead Economist . Conservation Strategy Fund. Washington, DC.


Program Associate: Ecosystem Services GIS . Winrock International. Arlington, Virginia.

Associate Analyst: Carbon Markets . ecoPartners. Berkeley, California.
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