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Lightning Talk Schedule

2016 Lightning Talk Presentations

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Research and Citizen Science (Session A)               

Talk Title

Hannah Bird                

Living and Ranching with Wildlife (PDF)

Walter Roth

Ponderosa Pine Forest Succession and the Prospects for Recovery from the 2015 Lake Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest (PDF)

Alan Prichard

Habitatat Restoration for Pelagic Seabirds of Santa Barbara Island (PDF)

Dona Jenkins

California Naturalist Program Volunteer Portal Training Module (PDF)

Adrian Cotter

The Nerds for Nature Complete Park/Complete Nerd Project (PDF)

Michelle Gee

The Power of Newsletters: A Look at How Newsletters can keep your Cal Nat Alumni Active and Involved Post-Program (PDF)

Frederique Lavoipierre                   

Citizen Science Club: Establishing A Community Hub (PDF)

Mary Ellen Hannibal

New Book Citizen Scientist:  Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction (PDF)


Engaging People in Nature (Session B)                                      

Talk Title

David Johnstone

Let's Create a Nature Trail 

Diana Rohini LaVigne                    

Game Changing Free PR Tool: Generating Media Buzz for Your Message (PDF)

Susan Sanford

ABT: And, But, Therefore - Simple Structure for Stories that Work (PDF

Judy Willens

Channel Islands Nature Corps (PDF)

Joan Barger

What (Not) to Do, Where to Go, What to See: A Practical Approach to Information Design in the Field and on the Trail (PDF)

Russell DiFiori

“Zarte Empirie”: Using Goethe’s Method to Explore Nature 

Caroline Korn

How An Ecological Tragedy Inspired Our Learning Garden (PDF)

Gary Serbeniuk

The Making of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Gardens Self-Guided Tour Pamphlet (PDF)

Heather Galles

Collaboration in the Expanded Field: An Online Forum Feasibility Study for Local & Statewide California Naturalist Programs Channel Islands Nature Corps (PDF)


Questions & Discussion from Engaging People in Nature (Session B)