Invited Presentations & Service - Selected 

October 2019. External Advisory Board Member. Kick-off workshop for "Economics of Marine Plastic Pollution" project. Lead Entities - University of Stirling, University of Glasgow, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, and Clark University. Stirling, Scotland.

September 2019. Lead Facilitator. Barrington and Warren Community Resilience Building Workshop. State of Rhode Island Municipal Resilience Program. Warren, Rhode Island.

August 2019. Lead Facilitator. Durham Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Durham, Connecticut.

 

August 2019. Lead Facilitator. Westerly Community Resilience Building Workshop. State of Rhode Island Municipal Resilience Program. Westerly, Rhode Island.

August 2019. Lead Facilitator. Coventry Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Coventry, Connecticut.

August 2019. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Westborough, Massachusetts (50 service providers certified).

August 2019. Lead Facilitator. Guilford Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Guilford, Connecticut.

August 2019. Lead Facilitator. Essex Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Essex, Connecticut.

 

July 2019. Lead Facilitator. Portsmouth Community Resilience Building Workshop. State of Rhode Island Municipal Resilience Program. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

July 2019. External Advisory Board Member (3 years). "The Economics of Marine Plastic Pollution: What are the Benefits of International Cooperation?” Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Grant. Lead Entities - University of Stirling (Scotland), University of Glasgow (Scotland), Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK), and Clark University (USA). 

July 2019. Lead Facilitator. Bristol Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Bristol, Connecticut.

July 2019. Lead Facilitator. Woodbury Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Woodbury, Connecticut.

June 2019. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Andover, Massachusetts (50 service providers certified).

June 2019. Lead Facilitator. South Kingstown Community Resilience Building Workshop. State of Rhode Island Municipal Resilience Program. South Kingstown, Rhode Island.

June 2019. Lead Facilitator. Ashford Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Ashford, Connecticut.

May 2019. Co-Presenter. Envisioning the Possible: Developing Multi-Jurisdictional Geospatial Databases and Conceptual Designs to Advance Regional Resilience. World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. ASCE. Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

 

May 2019. Coach/Guide. Towns of Wappinger, Pleasant Valley, LaGrange, Poughkeepsie, Village of Wappinger Falls Community Resilience Building Workshop. Hudson River Valley, New York.

 

May 2019. Lead Facilitator. Chatham Community Resilience Building Workshop. Chatham, Massachusetts.

April 2019. Presenter. Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program – Community Resilience Building from the Ground Up across Massachusetts. National Adaptation Forum. Madison, Wisconsin.

April 2019. Lead Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop Interactive Training Session. National Adaptation Forum. Madison, Wisconsin. 

April 2019. Lead Facilitator. Common Fence Point Neighborhood Community Resilience Building Workshop #1 & #2. Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

March 2019. Lead Instructor & Trainer. Community Resilience Building. Resilient Rhody Municipal Resilient Program CRB Facilitator Training Session. Providence, Rhode Island. (12 participants)

March 2019. Lead Facilitator. Trumbull, Monroe, Easton Community Resilience Building Workshop for Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. Partner - MetroCOG. Trumbull, Connecticut. 

March 2019. Lead Facilitator. Bridgeport Community Resilience Building Workshop for Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. Partner - MetroCOG. Bridgeport, Connecticut. 

March 2019. Lead Instructor & Trainer. Community Resilience Building - Hudson River Valley CRB Facilitator Training Session. Poughkeepsie, New York. (20 participants)

February 2019. Lead Facilitator. Fairfield Community Resilience Building Workshop for Regional Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. Partner - MetroCOG. Fairfield, Connecticut. 

February 2019. Facilitator. Integration and Mainstreaming Ecosystem Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) Final Session. 4th Partners for Ecosystems for Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR). Bonn, Germany.

February 2019. Moderator. Role of Ecosystem Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Advancing National Commitments to Key International Agreements (CBD, UNESCO, Ramsar, UNCCD): Gaps and Opportunities Session. 4th Partners for Ecosystems for Adaptation and Disaster Rick Reduction (PEDRR). Bonn, Germany.

February 2019. Panelist. Key Global Science-Policy Gaps for Ecological Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) Session. 4th Partners for Ecosystems for Adaptation and Disaster Rick Reduction (PEDRR). Bonn, Germany.

February 2019. Co-Lead Facilitator. Ipswich Community Resilience Building Workshop. Ipswich, Massachusetts.

January 2019. Lead Facilitator. Groton Community Resilience Building Workshop. City of Groton, Massachusetts.

December 2018. Panelist. Clearing a Path for Wetland Migration. 2018 Restore America's Estuary - Coastal States Organization National Summit, Los Angeles, California.

November 2018. Lecturer/Guide. Antarctica Peninsula 11 Day Voyage. Quark Expeditions. Continent of Antarctica.

November 2018. Coach/Guide. Community Resilience Building Training Workshop. University of Maine, Bates College, Bowdoin College. Lead Partner - Second Nature. Brunswick, Maine. 

October 2018. Panelist/Facilitator. Social and Economic Considerations and the Value of Transportation in Risk Determination. 2018 Transportation Resilience Innovations Summit and Exchange (RISE). Denver, Colorado.

October 2018. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Training Workshop. Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

October 2018. Lead Facilitator. Portland Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Portland, Connecticut.

September 2018. Panelist. Resilient Rhody: Applying Lessons from the Region. 2018 Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit. Providence, Rhode Island.

September 2018. Lead Facilitator. Hamden Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Hamden, Connecticut.

August 2018. Lead Facilitator. Mansfield Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Mansfield, Connecticut.

August 2018. Lead Facilitator. New London Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. New London, Connecticut.

August 2018. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Westborough, Massachusetts (50 service providers certified).

July 2018. Lead Facilitator. Woodbridge and Bethany Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Woodbridge, Connecticut.

July 2018. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Westborough, Massachusetts (50 service providers certified).

July 2018. Lead Facilitator. Madison Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Madison, Connecticut.

June 2018. Lead Facilitator. Middletown Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Middletown, Connecticut. 

June 2018. Lead Facilitator. Fairfield Community Resilience Building Workshop. Partner - Sustainable CT. Fairfield, Connecticut.

June 2018. Keynote. Symposium on Community Resilience. New London, Connecticut.

May 2018. Lead Facilitator/Workshop Designer. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation Climate Action Plan Development and Privatization Workshop. Boston, Massachusetts. 

May 2018. Lead Facilitator/Workshop Designer. Greater Milwaukee Regional Resilience Plan - Priority Action Planning Workshop. Oak Creek, Wisconsin. 

May 2018. Lead Facilitator/Organizer. Tufts University Community Resilience Building Workshop. 50+ participants. Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts.

April 2018. Lead. Community Resilience Building Workshop Guidance for Municipalities as part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Three 1-hour Webinar Sessions.

April 2018. Co-lead. Regional Resilience Working Group Workshop - Business Recovery Planning Post Disaster. Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resilience Framework Program. Groton, Connecticut.

 

March 2018. Lead Facilitator. City of Medford Community Resilience Building Workshop. Medford, Massachusetts (60 participants).

March 2018. Presenter. Increase Resilience through Campus/Community Partnerships via a Participatory Workshop Process. Society of College and University Planning, 2018 North Atlantic Regional Conference. Cambridge, Massachusetts.

February 2018. Lead. Community Resilience Building Workshop Guidance for Municipalities as part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Three 1-hour Webinar Sessions.

January 2018. Trainer. American University Community Resilience Building Workshop. Washington, D.C.

January 2018. Coach/Guide. Town of Mendon Community Resilience Building Workshops via Commonwealth's Municipal Vulnerability Program. Mendon, Massachusetts.

December 2017. Lead Facilitator. Climate Vulnerability Assessment Workshop. Department of Conservation and Recreation. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Boston, Massachusetts.

December 2017. Co-Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop. Second Nature, Climate Ready DC, 100 Resilient Cities – DC, University of District of Columbia, DC Department of Energy and Environment, American University, Gallaudet University, Howard University, and Georgetown University, The George Washington University, and DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency. District of Columbia, Washington.

December 2017. Lead Facilitator. Regional Resilience Plan Workshop - 28 Municipalities. Greater Milwaukee Area. Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. West Allis, Wisconsin.

December 2017. Lead Facilitator. Regional Resilience Plan Workshop - Community Organizations. Greater Milwaukee Area. Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. West Allis, Wisconsin.

December 2017. Advisor/Coach. Community Resilience Building Workshop. Cohocton River Watershed - Flood Smart Communities Program. 9 Municipalities, Red Cross, Steuben County Office of Emergency Management and Planning Department, TNC, Steuben County Soil and Water Conservation District, Upper Susquehanna Coalition, and U.S. Army Corps. Bath, New York.

December 2017. Contributing Author/Reviewer. Implementing Nature-Based Flood Protection - Principles and Implementation Guidance. The World Bank. Washington, D.C.

November 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Cohocton River Watershed - Flood Smart Communities Program. Steuben County Office of Emergency Management and Planning Department, TNC, Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, Southern Tier Central Regional Planning and Development Board, University of Buffalo. Bath, New York.

October 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Woods Hole, Massachusetts (32 service providers certified).

October 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Boston, Massachusetts (40 service providers certified).

October 2017. Lead Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop - Virginia Wesleyan University. Norfolk/Virginia Beach Virginia.

October 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Boston, Massachusetts. (60 service providers certified).

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Haverhill, Massachusetts. (42 service providers certified).

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Springfield, Massachusetts. (36 service providers certified).

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Westborough, Massachusetts. (40 service providers certified).

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program. Cohasset, Massachusetts. (35 service providers certified).

September 2017. Regional Resilience Plan Kickoff. Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. CSUN Masters in Urban Studies Program - Graduate Student Team. Northridge, California.

September 2017. Lead Instructor. Community Resilience Building Workshop Training Session. California State University Campuses - Northridge, Long Beach, and Los Angeles; Los Angeles Valley College. Los Angeles, California.

July 2017. Southern Connecticut Regional Resilience Framework for Coastal Resilience: Community Resilience Building Design Portfolio - Edges and Slopes.

July 2017. Southern Connecticut Regional Resilience Framework for Coastal Resilience: Final Report. 

July 2017. Southern Connecticut Regional Resilience Framework for Coastal Resilience: Legal, Policy, and Regulatory Assessment Guide.

June 2017. Presenter. Advancing a Community Resilience Building Workshop: Eastern Connecticut State University and Windham, CT. Second Nature Webinar

May 2017. Guide/Coach. Community Resilience Building Workshop - Town of Cortlandt and City of Peekskill, New York.

May 2017. Lead Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop - Town of Haverstraw, Village of Haverstraw, Village of West Haverstraw, County of Rockland, New York.

 

March 2017. Project Manager and Lead Author. Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resilience Vision Summary of Findings.

March 2017. Project Manager and Lead Author. Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resilience Guidebook.

March 2017. Project Manager and Lead Author. Niantic River Resilience Vision - Natural Solutions for Community Resilience Building in the Lower Niantic Watershed.

March 2017. Lead Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop - Eastern Connecticut State University and Town of Windham, Connecticut.

February 2017. Lead Facilitator. Community Resilience Building Workshop - City of Hudson, New York.

February 2017. Instructor. Community Resilience Building Train-the-Trainer Session.  Hudson River Valley, New York.

January 2017. Guide/Coach. Community Resilience Building Workshop for Municipalities of Bloomington, Edina, Hopkins, Chanhassen, and the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District (greater St. Paul, Minnesota). Core Planning Team - Freshwater Society, Metropolitan Council, RPBC Watershed District, Nile Mile Creek Watershed District, and Barr Engineering. St. Paul, Minnesota. 

January 2017. Panelist/Presenter. Community Resilience Building in Rural America.  Session: Promoting Resiliency in Rural Communities and Responding to Natural Disasters. State Agriculture and Rural Leaders - 2017 Legislative Agriculture Chairs Summit. Baton Rogue, Louisiana.

January 2017. Moderator/Project Coordinator. Legal, Policy, Regulatory, Assessment Identifying Options for Advancement of Natural/Green Infrastructure Projects and Improve Resilience in Coastal Municipalities. Marine Affairs Institute, Roger Williams University School of Law, The University of Rhode Island, and Rhode Island Sea Grant.  Presented as part of the Southern Connecticut Regional Framework for Coastal Resilience Project. New Haven, Connecticut.

December 2016. Lead Facilitator/Organizer.  Community Resilience Building Course (4-hour workshop). Restore America's Estuary/The Coastal Society. New Orleans, Louisiana. 

 

December 2016. Panelist. Re-Thinking U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Standards: An Ecologically Balanced Approach to Structured Shorelines.  Restore America's Estuary/The Coastal Society.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

December 2016. Presenter. Enhancing Community Preparedness and Resilience With Natural Systems and Services: Approaches, Actions, and Partnerships That Work. Restore America's Estuary/The Coastal Society.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

December 2016. Presenter. Advancing Resilience in Connecticut Through Multi-Jurisdictional Regional Frameworks.  Restore America's Estuary/The Coastal Society.  New Orleans, Louisiana.

November 2016. Lead Facilitator/Planner.  Regional Resilience Vision Solutions Workshop for Southeastern Connecticut. New London, Connecticut.

 

November 2016.  Keynote Address. Transforming the Future with Geospatial Applications and Information Systems.  New England Chapter of the Urban & Regional Information Systems Association (NEURISA). Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

October 2016. Presenter.  Community Resilience Building: Getting on the right path early and often.  Second Nature Webinar Series, Boston, Massachusetts.

September 2016. Lead Facilitator/Planner.  Regional Resilience Vision Challenges Workshop for Southeastern Connecticut. New London, Connecticut.

September 2016. Lead Facilitator. Conceptual Design Workshop for the Regional Framework for Coastal Resilience in Southern Connecticut. Milford, Connecticut.

September 2016. Facilitator/Presenter. Cultivating Urban Resilience: Social Ecological Systems Conservation & Regeneration in the City. (2-hour workshop).  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016. Presenter. Nature Protects Us: Managing Ecosystems for Disaster Risk Reduction (2-hour workshop).  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016. Presenter/Instructor. Learning and Education Tools for Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience Building (1-hour workshop).  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016. Presenter.  Learning Tools for Protecting Nature, Protecting People. (1-hour workshop).  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016. Presenter.  Making Ecosystem-based Adaptation Effective: Evidence from the Field to Improve Policy and Practice. (6-hour conservation campus).  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016. Lead Facilitator. Ecosystems and Society in a Changing World: Experience, Exchange, and Learning about EbA and Eco-DRR that Works! (2-hour workshop) World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

September 2016.  Presenter/Instructor. Living Shorelines on Tropical Islands: Creating and Maintaining Healthy Coastal Systems and Improving Community Resilience in the face of Climate Change. (2-hour workshop)  World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i.

 

August 2016. Panelist/Presenter.  Community Resilience Building with Green Infrastructure. International Low Impact Development Conference, Portland Maine.

June 2016. Keynote Address. Ecosystems and Ecosystem Dynamics in the context of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. PEDRR International Workshop on Ecological Engineering for Disaster Risk Reduction., United Nations, Bonn, Germany.

June 2016. Steering Committee/Facilitator. PEDRR International Workshop on Ecological Engineering for Disaster Risk Reduction., United Nations, Bonn, Germany.

May 2016. Panelists. Community Resilience Building that Embraces Equity and Diversity.  Climate Resilience and Environmental Justice Panel. River Rally 2016. Mobile, Alabama.

 

May 2016.  Lead Facilitator. Climate 203 - Develoiping an Adaptation Plan for Your Organization Bootcamp. 2016 Rising Seas Summit - Transforming Decision Making, Developing Adaptive Infrastructure and Advancing Solutions. Association of Climate Change Officers. Cambridge.

 

April 2016. Co-Author.  Disentangling Values for the Methods and Outcomes of Coastal Hazard Adaptation.  Seminar for the Department of Economics, University of Miami School of Business Administration. Miami, Florida

April 2016.  Steering Committe/Moderator/Presenter.  Partnerships that Work - Enhancing Ecosystem Services through Community Resilience Building. Ecosystem Services and Human Health Track. 2016 Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference. Baltimore, Maryland.

February 2016. Co-Author. Disentangling Values for the Methods and Outcomes of Coastal Hazard Adaptation:  Tradeoffs in Natural and Engineered Defenses. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES), Henry Schapper Visiting Fellowship Lecture, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.

February 2016. Lead Instructor. Climate 201: Vulnerability Assessments.  Climate Fundamentals Academies. Association of Climate Change Officers. Washington, DC.

February 2016. Presenter.  The Community Resilience Building Workshop Guide.  Social Coast Forum 2016. Charleston, South Caroilina.

January 2016.  Student.  National Charrette Institute System Certification Training Course. School of Architecture, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

December 2015. Subject Matter Expert. Strategic Planning/Community Engagement Workshop.  "At the Water's Edge - Grenada Coastal Resilience Program. St. George's, Grenada.

December 2015. Co-Facilitator. Living Shorelines Summit.  Living Shorelines: Sound Science, Innovative Approaches, Connected Community. Hartford, Connecticut.

November 2105. Lead Facilitator. Regional Resilience Oppotunities and Priority Natural Infrastructure Project SeaSketch Workshop. Regional Framework for Coastal Resilience in Southern Connecticut - Greater Bridgeport and New Haven Region - 10 Coastal Municipalities. North Haven, Connecticut.

November 2015.  Lead Facilitator. Climate 203 - Develoiping an Adaptation Plan for Your Organization Bootcamp. 2015 Rising Seas Summit - Transforming Decision Making, Developing Adaptive Infrastructure and Advancing Solutions. Association of Climate Change Officers. Boston.

October 2015.  Lead Facilitator. First World Forum on Ecosystem Governance. Economics and Financial Impacts of Climate Change on Ecosystem Governance Session (2-days). International Union for Conservation of Nature, Commission on Ecosystem Management. Beijing, China.

 

October 2015. Panelist. First World Forum on Ecosystem Governance. Opening Ceremony.  International Union for Conservation of Nature, Commision on Ecosystem Management. Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China.

 

October-December 2015. Working Group Member. Living Shorelines Summit, Living Shorelines: Sound Science, Innovative Approaches, Connected Community. Connecticut. 

 

September-December 2015.  Working Group Member. Natural Coastal Infrastructure Assessment. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Private Sector Alliance for Disaster Resilient Societies (UNISDR - ARISE). New York/Connecticut.

 

September 2015.  Narrator & Co-Producer. Mini-Documentary.  Confronting a New Reality in Guilford, Connecticut: A Case Study in Building Resilience.  The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference.  New York.

 

July 2015. Co-author. Disentangling Values for the Methods and Outcomes of Hazard Adaptation: Tradeoffs Bewteen Natural and Engineered Coastal Defenses. Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. California.

 

July 2015. Subject Matter Expert. Department of Housing & Urban Development, National Disaster Resilience Competition, Rockefeller Foundation Denver Resilience Academy. Colorado.

 

June 2015. Expert Panelist. Building Resilient Communities through Planning and Design. American Institute of Architects, Coastal Day. Connecticut.

 

June 2015. Workshop Lead. Climate 203: Developing an Adaptation Plan for your Organization. Association of Climate Change Officers Climate Strategies Forum. Washington, D.C.

 

June 2015. Panelist. Resilient Design Revolution. American Institute of Architects Convention. Georgia.

June 2015. Co-Author. Adapting to Coastal Storms and Flooding - A Willingness to Pay Survey of Waterford Residents. Connecticut.

June 2015. Co-Author. Adapting to Coastal Storms and Flooding - A Willingness to Pay Survey of Old Saybrook Residents. Connecticut.

 

June 2015. Co-Author. Seemingly Irrelevant Attributes within Choice Experiments:  Implications for Scenario Design and Welfare Analysis.  Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) 4th Annual Summer Conference. San Diego, California.

 

May 2015. Workshop Instructor. Coupling Tools and Engagement Process Towards Resilient Communities.  National Adaptation Forum, Missouri.

 

March 2015.  Guest Lecturer. Urban Resilience. Yale University, Connecticut.

 

March 2015.  Guest Lecturer. The Legal Side of Community Resilience. University of Connecticut, School of Law, Connecticut.

 

February 2015. Expert Panelist. Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience to Changing Climate.  iversity MOOC, Switzerland.

 

January 2015. Expert Panelist. Salt Marsh Advancement Zone Assessments. United States Fish and Wildlife Service Landscape Conservation Cooperative Workshop. Massachusets.

 

January 2015.  Subject Matter Expert. Department of Housing & Urban Development, National Disaster Resilience Competition, Northeast Resilience Academy, Massachusetts.

 

December 2014. Subject Matter Expert. NOAA's Office for Coastal Management. National Climate Adaptation Training Course, Long Island, New York.

 

November 2014.  Panelist. The Coastal Resilience Network. NOAA Digital Coastal Partnership Panel. Restore America's Estaury 7th National Summit, Maryland.

 

September 2014. Strategic Planning Partner. The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Resilience Team. Florida.

 

September 2014.  Workshop Lead.  Adaptaion and Resilience - Planning to Action Bootcamp. Rising Seas Summit. Association of Climate Change Officers. New York City, New York.

 

September 2014.  Panelist.  Getting to the Core of Resilience. Thematic Conference on Knowledge Commons Conference. New York University School of Law, New York City, New York.

 

July 2014. Planning Team. Rebuild By Design - Resilient Bridgeport.  United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. 2013 - 2014.

 

June 2014. Guest Presenter. U.S. National Climate Assessment - Northeast Chapter Summary. Inter-Agency Forum on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation. U.S. Global Change Research Program. Washington, DC.

 

June 2014. Keynote. Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation: Guiding Development Policies and Science in the 21st Century. Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction Conference, Indonesia.

 

June 2014.  Workshop Lead. Connecticut Coastal Design Project Workshop: Current Opportunities and Constraints for Connecticut's Coast for Natural Infrastructure and Non-Structural Alternatives. Guilford, Connecticut.

 

May 2014. Panelist. Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference. Antioch University/EPA. New Hampshire.

 

May 2014. Panelist. Disaster Mitigation, Preparedness, Response and Sustainable Reconstruction Conference. Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communites after Disasters. University of Massachusetts Boston. Massachusetts.

 

May 2014.  Lead Instructor. Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Planning Bootcamp. Association of Climate Change Officers. New York.

 

April 2014. Panelist. Resiliency Matters: Helping Communties Adapt to Hazards and Change.  Rhode Island Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan Stakeholder Meeting. Narraganssett, Rhode Island.

 

March 2014. Guest Presenter. Disasters as Opportunities for Resilient Conservation. Connecticut Association of Wetland Scientists. Connecticut.

 

March - May 2014. Strategic Planning Workshop Team Lead. The Lewa Widlife Conservancy. Kenya, Africa.

 

February 2014. Co-author.  Economics of Climate Change: Tradeoffs in New England Coastal Management.  Coastal State Lecture Series.  University of Rhode Island.

 

February 2014. Guest Presenter. Hazards and Community Resilience Planning in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Climate Leadership Conference. Association of Climate Change Officers. Washingtion, D.C.

 

December 2013.  Guest Presentor. Community Resilience Planning for Municipalities and Regions. Connecticut Regional Planning Organization, Connecticut.

 

November 2013. Co-author.  Quantifying Economic Tradeoffs and Values for Northeast Coastal Adaptation:  Interim Results from Waterford and Old Saybrook, Connecticut.  Northeast Sea Grant Regional Meeting, New Bedford, MA.

 

November 2013. Guest Presentor. Storm Sandy Recovery and Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges for Conseravtion. Great March Coalition Symposium 2013, Massachusetts.

 

October 2013. Guest Presenter. Transportation Planning and Design: Reducing Risk and Improving Resilience. Advancing Women in Transportation Conference. Connecticut.

 

October 2013. Guest Presenter. Community Planning and Design: Reducing Risk and Improving Resilience. American Institute of Architects. Connecticut.

 

September 2013. Panelist. Post-Sandy Recovery and Resilience: Opportunities and Challenges for Conservation. Land Trust Rally.  New Orleans, Louisanna.

 

June 2012. Gubernatorial Appointee. State of Connecticut Forest Practices Advisory Board. 2008-2012.

 

April 2012. Panelist. Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning for Long Island Sound. Coastal Perspective Lectures 2012. University of Connecticut, Avery Point Campus. Groton, Connecticut.

 

April 2012. Guest Lecturer. Coastal Resilience through Environmental Engineering. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Connecticut. Storrs, Connecticut.


October 2011. Subject Matter Expert. "Computerized Storm Projections for Coastal Resilience along Connecticut's Coast" Governor's S.T.O.R.M. Irene Task Force Panel. Hartford, Connecticut.


October 2011. "Coastal Resilience, Part II: Ecosystem-Based Adaptation Case Studies." NOAA Coastal Services Center's Digital Coast Webinar Series.


April 2011. Coastal Resilience for Communities and Natural Resources. "Making Better Coastal Development Decisions with NOAA's Digital Coast Session" American Planners Association. National Conference. Boston, Massachusetts.


November 2010. Climate Change Adaptation and How the State of Connecticut Will Respond. EcoHouse Lecture Series, University of Connecticut. Storrs, Connecticut.


October 2010. Climate Change in the Northeast: Projections, Impacts and Adaptation. Natural Resources Conservation Service, East Technology Workshop - Northeast. Hartford, Connecticut.


October 2010. Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessments: Local and Regional Case Studies. Northeast Climate Change Adaptation Training Course (NOAA, EPA, NESCAUM, RI Sea Grant). University of Rhode Island, Narragansett, Rhode Island.


July 2010. Market-Driven Alternatives for Global Conservation. Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut.


June 2010. Climate Change: Making Decisions our Resources Can Live With. Coastal Habitat Conservation in a Changing Climate: Strategies and Tools in the Mid-Atlantic Workshop. NOAA. Wilmington, Delaware.


April 2010. "The Intersection of Landuse, Wildlife and Natural Resources." Department of Environmental Protection, Connecticut State Capital, Hartford, Connecticut.


January 2010. Conservation Planning and Priorities: Africa to Connecticut. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.


November 2009. Intercontinental Conservation: Local to Local from Africa to United States. Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


February 2009. Wetland Functional Assessment: Regulatory and Management Applications. Joint Workshop: Soil and Water Conservation Society & Society of Soil Scientists of Southern New England, Hadley, Massachusetts.


January 2009. Climate Change: Temperature Impacts on Freshwater Ecosystems. National Virtual Freshwater Conference, World Wildlife Fund & The Nature Conservancy.


October 2008. Climate Change Adaptation: Solutions at the Local Scale. Special Session: Adaptive Management of Estauries in the Face of Climate Change. 4th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration. Providence, Rhode Island.


May 2008. Freshwater Restoration: The Science Behind Dam Removal. EUSCR Regional Conference The Nature Conservancy, Norfolk, Virginia.


January 2008. Shoreline Hardening as a Response to Sea Level Rise - A New Coastal Management Framework. NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, South Carolina.


April 2007. Catch the Wave: Conserving Coastal Ecosystems from Resilience to Ecosystem Services. Marine Science/Public Policy Lecture Series, Avery Point, University of Connecticut, Groton, Connecticut.

 

Conference Proceedings - Selected

 

Johnston, R.J., C. Makriyannis and A. W. Whelchel. 2016. Disentangling Values for the Methods and Outcomes of Coastal Hazard Adaptation:  Tradeoffs in Natural and Engineered Defenses. Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES), Henry Schapper Visiting Fellowship Lecture, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA.

 

Johnston, R.J., C. Makriyannis and A. W. Whelchel. 2015. Disentangling Values for the Methods and Outcomes of Hazard Adaptation:  Tradeoffs Between Natural and Engineered Coastal Defenses.  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, July 26-28.

 

Johnston, R.J., C. Makriyannis and A. W. Whelchel. 2015. Seemingly Irrelevant Attributes within Choice Experiments:  Implications for Scenario Design and Welfare Analysis.  Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) 4th Annual Summer Conference. San Diego, California. June 3-5.

 

Lefevre, M., D. Goldsman, A. W. Whelchel. 2015. Prioritizing Urban Tree Canopy and Storm Water Management Efforts for Resilience in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  Northeast Arc Users Conference. Burlington, Vermont.

 

Johnston, R.J., B. Holland, C. Makriyannis and A. W. Whelchel. 2014.  Economics of Climate Change: Tradeoffs in New England Coastal Management.  Coastal State Lecture Series.  University of Rhode Island. February 25.

 

Johnston, R.J., C. Makriyannis and A. W. Whelchel. 2013.  Quantifying Economic Tradeoffs and Values for Northeast Coastal Adaptation:  Interim Results from Waterford and Old Saybrook, Connecticut.  Northeast Sea Grant Regional Meeting, New Bedford, MA.  November 18-20.

 

Whelchel, A. W., B. Gilmer, and R. Parsons. 2011. Coastal Resilience: Developing Solutions for Ecosystem-based Coastal Adaptation. In Abstr., Coastal Zone 2011, Chicago, Illinois.


Gilmer, B., A. W. Whelchel, R. Parsons, and Z. Ferdana. 2011. Coastal Resilience: Decision Support and Local Solutions to Ecosystem-Based Coastal Adaptation. In Abstr., Coastal GeoTools, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.


Hyatt, W., A. W. Whelchel, and R. Reeps. 2011. Climatic Adaptation Strategies for Natural Resources in Connecticut. In Abstr., 5th Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


Whelchel, A. W., M. Hoover, and D. Civco. 2010. Long Island Sound’s Changing Salt Marshes: A Remote-Sensing Approach to Sea Level Rise and Possible Salt Marsh Migration. In Abstr., 5th National Conference, Restore America's Estuaries, Galveston, Texas.


Whelchel, A. W., R. Fuller, M. Hoover, N. Maher, and M. Peloso. 2010. Coastal Resource Migration Methods and Models: Approaches, Planning, Implementation, and Caution. In Abstr. (Session), 5th National Conference, Restore America's Estuaries, Galveston, Texas.


Murdock, S., M. Anderson, and A. W. Whelchel. 2010. Climate Change Adaptation: Current Thinking, Approaches to Define and Address It. In Abstr., Land Trust Alliance, Rally 2010, Hartford, Connecticut.


Hoover, M., D. L. Civco, and A. W. Whelchel. 2010. The Development of a Salt Marsh Migration Tool and its Application in Long Island Sound. In Abstr., American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 2010 Annual Conference, San Diego, California.


Whelchel, A. W., J. Pagach, W. Hyatt. 2010. "Climatic Adaptation Strategies and Approaches for Natural Resources in Connecticut - Workshop" . In Abstr., 4th Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


Opton-Himmel, J., J. Kachmar, and A. W. Whelchel. 2009. A Rapid Assessment of the Coastal Watersheds Draining to Long Island Sound. In Abstr., 3rd Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


Hoover, M., D. L. Civco, and A. W. Whelchel. 2009. Connecticut's Changing Salt Marshes: A Remote Sensing Approach to Sea Level Rise and Possible Salt Marsh Migration. In Abstr., 3rd Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


Green, S., A. W. Whelchel, and B. Murphy. 2008. River-Friendly Stream Crossing Design. In Abstr., 31st Connecticut Association of Conservation & Inland Wetlands Commissions Meeting, Wallingford, Connecticut.


Opton-Himmel, J. and A. W. Whelchel. 2008. Private Conservation of Submerged Lands in Connecticut. In Abstr., 27th International Submerged Lands Management Conference, Traverse City, Michigan.


Whelchel, A. W., B. Chernoff, A. Casper, and J. Turek. 2008. Ecological Response to Dam Removal on the Eight Mile River, Connecticut. In Abstr., 4th National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration, Providence, Rhode Island.


Hoover, M., D. L. Civco, and A. W. Whelchel. 2008. Connecticut's Changing Salt Marshes: Remote Sensing of Sea Level Rise & Salt Marsh Migration. In Abstr., 23rd Northeast Arc Users Group Conference, Hyannis, Massachusetts.


Murdock, S., M. Anderson, A. W. Whelchel, and D. VanLuven. 2008. Climate Change Adaptation: Current Thinking and Approaches. In Abstr., 2008 Northeast Land Trust Conference. West Point, New York.


Whelchel, A. W., D. Sutherland, and J. Fischer. 2008. Climate Change and Impacts on Land Trusts. In Abstr., 25th Connecticut Land Conservation Council Conference, Berlin, Connecticut.


Hoover, M., D. L. Civco, and A. W. Whelchel. 2008. The Effect of Sea Level Rise on Future Salt Marsh Habitat. In Abstr., 2nd Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, Storrs, Connecticut.


Whelchel, A. W., B. Chernoff, A. Casper, and J. Turek. 2008. An Integrated Approach towards Understanding Ecological Responses to Dam Removal: Eight Mile River, Connecticut. In Abstr., Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, Storrs, Connecticut.


Whelchel, A. W., D. L. Civco, M. Hoover, and J. P. Barrett. 2007. Impact of Climate Induced Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge on Coastal Marshes in Long Island Sound. In Abstr., The Nature Conservancy’s Global Climate Change Conference, Portland, Oregon.


Harold, S. E. and A. W. Whelchel. 2007. Fish Passage Restoration Efforts within the Saugatuck River Watershed, Southwestern Connecticut. In Abstr., 1st Connecticut Conference on Natural Resources, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut.


Whelchel, A. W. and S. R. Patton. 2007. Challenges and Opportunities for Marine Conservation Planning and Implementation within Connecticut, USA. In Abstr., 1st Annual Global Marine Initiative - All Marine Conference. Monterey, California.


Whelchel, A. W. 2005. Multi-scalar Wetland Functional Assessment using GIS. In Abstr., University of Delaware, 3rd Annual Department of Plant and Soil Sciences Graduate Student Symposium. Newark, Delaware.


Whelchel, A. W. and J. A. Callahan. 2005. Integrating GIS into Wetland Functional Assessment. In Abstr., Delaware GIS 2005. Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.


Whelchel, A. W., L. M. Vasilas, and B. L. Vasilas. 2004. Hydrogeomorphology and Predictive Indicators for Piedmont Slope Wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic States. In Abstr., Society of Wetland Scientists. Seattle, Washington.


Whelchel, A. W. and B. L. Vasilas. 2004. Slope Wetlands and the Hydrogeomorphic Wetland Assessment Method. In Abstr., Northeast Ecology and Evolution Conference. Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut. Storrs, Connecticut.


Whelchel, A. W., L. M. Vasilas, and B. L. Vasilas. 2003. Predictive Indicators of Hydroperiod for Slope Wetlands of the Mid-Atlantic Piedmont. In Abstr., United States U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Hydrology Workshop Symposium. Atlantic City, New Jersey.


Whelchel, A. W. 2003. Hydrogeomorphic Wetland Assessment. In Abstr., University of Delaware, First Annual Department of Plant and Soil Sciences Graduate Student Symposium. Newark, Delaware.


Keane, K. M. and A. W. Whelchel. 1998. Effects of restoration on the California least tern (Sterna antillarum browni) and western snowy plover (Charadrius alesandrinus nivosus) at Batiquitos Lagoon. In Abstr., Southern California Academy of Science, Pomona, California.


Whelchel, A. W., R. Appy, and M. N. Josselyn. 1997. Batiquitos Lagoon Enhancement Project: Influence of Ecosystem Modifications on Endangered Species Management and Resource Stewardship. In Abstr., Natural Areas Association and Exotic Pest Council Conference. Portland, Oregon.


Parsons, L. S. and A. W. Whelchel. 1997. Effects of Climatic Variability on Growth, Reproduction, and Population Viability of a Sensitive Salt Marsh Plant Species, Lasthenia glabrata subsp. coulteri (Asteraceae). In Abstr., Natural Areas Association and Exotic Pest Council Conference. Portland, Oregon.


Whelchel, A. W. 1997. Structure and Evolution of Communities. In Abstr., San Francisco State University, Department of Biology, Seminar Series. San Francisco, California.


Whelchel, A. W. 1997. Assembly Rules for Ecosystems. In Abstr., San Francisco State University, Department of Biology, Seminar Series. San Francisco, California.


Whelchel, A. W. 1995. Colony Dynamics of the California Least Tern in Response to Coastal Estuary Restoration. In Abstr., Pacific Seabird Group. San Diego, California.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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