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Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation 2012 Broadcast Series

An effective conservation strategy includes engagement of people within diverse populations. To be relevant, we need to be innovative, resourceful and also respectful of what’s important to the people we are attempting to reach. Welcoming all groups and individuals, including those who traditionally may not be as directly connected.
When Dec 19, 2012
from 02:25 PM to 03:00 PM
Where Webinar
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In this broadcast, we will more clearly define what we mean by diversity which encompasses culture, ethnicity, economics, age, gender, ability, and explore ways to foster inclusion for conservation. The broadcast also includes an interactive round table discussion with the host and viewers asking the panel about their experiences with embracing diversity for conservation. Email questions during the broadcast by sending to broadcast@fws.gov or use the built-in chat room on the Livestream video player.

Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation addresses the relationship of people to the land and wildlife.  This introductory series in 2012 has included these topics: Nature-based Tourism and Economic Benefits, Engaging Urban Communities, Social Aspects of Conservation and the Diversity of Our Visitors and Stakeholders.  Previous broadcasts can be viewed at http://distancelearning.fws.gov/players/human_dimensions.html.

Upon completion of this series, you will be able to:

- Define the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation;

- Identify examples of the application of the Human Dimensions of Natural
Resources Conservation in the US Fish and Wildlife Service; and

- Locate Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation resources for
use in further research and application.

Department of the Interior employees need to register if they want to receive credit on their transcripts. Register online at http://training.fws.gov using DOILearn, the Department’s Learning Management System.

Programs are webcast live at: http://distancelearning.fws.gov/CTN.html

Email Questions during the Broadcast to broadcast@fws.gov or use the built-in chat room on the Livestream video player.

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