Sharing Tools and Approaches to Actively Engage Local People at Wetland Sites
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 – 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. EDT
This webinar was aimed at those working in wetland or environmental education and engagement within the Americas, held by Wetland Link International (WLI) Americas Network and the Association of State Wetland Managers. The focus of this webinar was on moving stakeholders from passive interest to active engagement in wetland outreach, protection and preservation. Presentations shared engagement practices and lessons learned on various aspects of environmental engagement at wetland sites, including case studies from WLI partners in North, Central and South America.
Presenter: Chris Rostron, Wetland Link International, UK
Engaging Stakeholders in Wetland Stewardship Activities
Presenter: Laura Chamberlain, Community Engagement Coordinator, WHSRN
Involving Local People in Wetland Science and Monitoring (in Spanish with English interpretation)
Presenter: Jaime Torres, Estero del Salado, Mexico
Civil Society’s Role in Protecting Wetlands (in Spanish with English interpretation)
Presenter: Patricio Guerrero, Agrupación Defensa y Conservación Maule Mataquito / REDALES: Red Centros de humedales Latinoamérica y El Caribe, Chile
To see the webinar, please click on this link.