Winter 2016
Feb. 11 Webinar: Oregon Framework for Health and the Outdoors
Join the National Ecosystem Services Partnership for a webinar, 1-2:30 p.m. ET, February 11, with speakers Emily Henke of the Oregon Public Health Institute, Katherine Smith of the U.S. Forest Service, Bobby Cochran of the Willamette Partnership, and Steve Kelley of North Carolina State University and the Kelley Family Foundation. Discussion will focus on the goals and objectives of the Oregon Action Framework for Health and the Outdoors. Registration is free but required.
March 3 Webinar: Cloud-Based Modeling and Big Data Approaches for Ecosystem Services Assessment
Ken Bagstad from the U.S. Geological Survey will join us to present "Cloud-Based Modeling and Big Data Approaches for Ecosystem Services: Moving from Hype to Substance."   Registration is free but required.
*See past webinar recordings online

FRMES Guidebook: Newly Revised and Printable
Following the release of new policy guidance directing federal agencies to begin incorporating ecosystem services in federal planning and decision making, the National Ecosystem Services Partnership updated its online Federal Resource Management and Ecosystem Services Guidebook. The newly revised guidebook , also available soon as a printable book, incorporates recommendations presented in our   Best Practices report as well as two new explorations by the National Park Service of decision making reflecting ecosystem services.
Fulford, R., D. Yoskowitz, M. Russell, D. Dantin, and J. Rogers. 2016. " Habitat and Recreational Fishing Opportunity in Tampa Bay: Linking Ecological and Ecosystem Services to Human Beneficiaries. " Ecosystem Services 17: 64-74. doi:10.1016/j.ecoser.2015.11.009.
Herr, D., T. Agardy, D. Benzaken, F. Hicks, J. Howard, E. Landis, A. Soles, and T. Vegh. 2015. Coastal Blue Carbon: A Revised Guide to Supporting Coastal Wetland Programs and Projects Using Climate Finance and Other Financial Mechanisms. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.
Munns, W.R., A.W. Rea, M.J. Mazzotta, L.A. Wainger, and K. Saterson. 2015. " Toward a Standard Lexicon for Ecosystem Services. " Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 11: 666-673. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1631.
Pendleton, L.H., O. Thebaud, R.C. Mogruel, and H. Levrel. 2016. " Has the Value of Global Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services Changed? " Marine Policy 64: 156-158. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2015.11.018.
Posner, S.M., E. McKenzie, and T.H. Ricketts. 2016. " Policy Impacts of Ecosystem Services Knowledge. " Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United State of America (PNAS) Early Edition: 1-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1502452113.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and
March 21-24. 2016 Natural Capital Symposium.Stanford University, California.
May 4-6. Navigating the American Carbon World. San Diego, California.
August 7-12. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
December 5-9. A Community on Ecosystem Services (ACES) Conference. Jacksonville, Florida.  
Ecosystem Services Post-Doctoral Fellow. The Nature Conservancy. Santa Cruz, California, or Brisbane, Australia.
Assistant or Associate Professor, Forest Economics and Management. Ohio State University School of Environmental and Natural Resources. Columbus, Ohio.
Environmental Markets Internship. The Nature Conservancy. New York, New York.  


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