Why We Need To See Women In Conservation Roles
Mar 04, 2021 · Payne Wynne believes young women and girls need to see women in science positions so they will think, “I, too, can be a scientist.” She wants her young daughter to know she can be anything she wants to be. “I pay attention to books and movies that show women in traditionally male jobs…
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The Nature Conservancy in Colorado
Posted: (52 years ago) Colorado’s challenges require far-sighted solutions that combine science and creativity. By working together, we can chart Colorado’s future and inspire people to take action. Support our work in CO Learn about giving to TNC Latest News. Feature The Nature Conservancy Celebrates 55 Years in Colorado! ...
Careers | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. Our organization envisions a positive future world where the aspirations of a growing human population are met – people are fed, healthy, employed, educated – and the diversity of all life ...
Women in Science and Conservation | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 10, 2020 · I got degrees in environmental science and water resource management to learn how to use science to make things better for people and nature. I’ve worked at TNC for 19 years. My favorite part of my job is seeing the results of big projects, like the Mill River restoration. In a 1920’s report, a state biologist declared restoration of the ...
Working at The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) A science program fellowship program Recruiting practices and policies that ensure we continue our strong history of promoting from within Employees of African Descent The League of Employees of African Descent gather at The Nature Conservancy's headquarters.
Saving 30 By 2030 | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 23, 2021 · Our science and experience have resulted in meaningful, lasting conservation successes, and 30x30 is a natural extension of that mission. Reaching 30x30 will take conserving, restoring and protecting lands, oceans and waters in a scientifically sound and collaborative manner. ... outdoor industry jobs and other benefits. They also fight climate ...
Veterans find careers in nature | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 31, 2019 · She just needed a job, and she needed one in Montana. According to Kenison, 38 employees have self-identified as military veterans out of about 3,500 TNC staff members working in the United States. That’s about 1%. As with all self-reported demographics, the team suspects there may be others who have chosen not to identify because of a desire ...
NatureNet Science Fellowships - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) NatureNet is also an opportunity for TNC to add new brands of science – science the blends ecology, biology, and natural resource management with climatology, physics, economics, business, chemistry, and engineering to insure we are conducting the best analyses for rapid testing and deployment of conservation solutions.
Green Jobs Training in Philadelphia | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 28, 2020 · For the past few years, The Nature Conservancy has worked with community-based organizations in Philadelphia and Wilmington to support two separate workforce development programs that combine environmental equity with jobs training. Sharing experiences, lessons, science and best practices both locally and globally is what sets TNC apart.
Experiences of a Woman Scientist | The Nature Conservancy ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 30, 2020 · Science can often be like that—sometimes, to make a meaningful difference, a scientist has to buck the trend without knowing for sure how it will turn out. But for women, we took on both the professional risks and the gender risks simultaneously.
Austin Park Ranger Cadets | The Nature Conservancy in Texas
Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 20, 2020 · Urban Green Jobs: Building Skills and Pride along Atlanta's South River Urban Green Jobs is a workforce development initiative of HABESHA Inc. and The Nature Conservancy, employing and elevating Atlanta-area residents as environmental stewards around the South River.
Volunteer and Attend Events - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Stream Stewards is a Citizen Science program designed to engage people of all ages and backgrounds in watershed stewardship. Project Overview Trees Help Clean the Air Volunteers in Louisville, Kentucky, are getting their hands dirty to help improve air quality in their community. A group of ...
Solving Climate Change with Nature | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 19, 2021 · Whether with governments or corporate partners, TNC brings its science and experience delivering natural climate solutions to the table, ensuring climate solutions are grounded in evidence, so that we can be confident that scaling corporate support for nature is a genuine win for people and planet.
Speak Up For Nature: Your Guide to Environmental Issues in ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 04, 2020 · The science is clear: the more greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the warmer it gets. The warmer it gets, the higher our seas, the more intense our storms, the less ice in our Arctic and the more stresses on wildlife. ... not only to lessen the impacts of climate change but to support jobs and economic growth. Take action and speak up for ...
GulfCorps: A New Generation Restoring the Gulf
Posted: (52 years ago) On January 8-10, I had the opportunity to participate in the orientation and training for the first participants in GulfCorps-a three-year project led by The Nature Conservancy (in partnership with the Student Conservation Association and The Corps Network) to put young adults to work to help restore the Gulf of Mexico.GulfCorps is sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
Recovering America’s Wildlife Act | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 23, 2021 · Overall, the bill could generate as many as 33,600 direct jobs every year in fields ranging from construction to forestry, as well as boost the country's outdoor recreation economy. This is a strategy that is good for wildlife, good for people and good for business.
Community Conservation in Wilmington | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 28, 2020 · Sharing experiences, lessons, science and best practices both locally and globally is what sets TNC apart. Read the companion article, More Than a Job: Creating a Better Future in Philadelphia, about a similar partnership in the City of Brotherly Love.
Resources VSN - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences Job Board. Texas A&M University compiled this database of current job listings in conservation and related fields throughout the United States. USA Jobs. An official United States Government website designed to help you find and apply for government jobs throughout the nation. This website allows ...
Natural Climate Solutions
Posted: (52 years ago) New research, led by The Nature Conservancy and 15 other institutions*, and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, demonstrates that nature-based solutions can provide up to 37 percent of the emission reductions needed by 2030 to keep global temperature increases under 2°C—30 percent more than previously estimated.. The framework of this study distills …
Challenging Conservation Not to Leave Women Behind
Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 07, 2021 · Gender discrimination issues are systemic and consistent, from small and remote communities in places like Solomon Islands, to the large conservation and natural resource management organisations, where traditional gender roles often shape the jobs available to women and influence conservation, natural management, and science agendas.
SOAR: Supporting Oyster Aquaculture and Restoration
Posted: (52 years ago) The program expects to support more than 100 shellfish companies and preserve over 200 critical jobs in northern New England, the Mid-Atlantic and Washington state. Simultaneously, over 5 million oysters will be deployed to rebuild 27 acres of imperiled native shellfish reefs across 20 restoration sites.
How We Work in Texas | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) The Gulf of Mexico is one of the hardest-working bodies of water in the world, powering our coastal economy, supporting more than 20 million jobs and providing habitat for over 15,000 species. Yet years of development, land fragmentation and disaster—from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Hurricane Harvey—have jeopardized the resilience of ...
Diversity and Inclusion - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) The Nature Conservancy is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in its workforce and the communities we serve. Since global threats to the environment do not discriminate among backgrounds, beliefs and cultures, conservation also requires a rich blend of perspectives, ideas and viewpoints that only a truly diverse workforce can provide.
South River Atlanta Urban Conservation | TNC
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 25, 2019 · Expanding Greenspace. There are few green spaces within Thomasville Heights and other South River communities and many of them are neglected. The Atlanta City Design, an ambitious plan to handle Atlanta’s rapidly growing population, envisions South River Park, a massive public greenspace of up to 3,500 acres.Realizing this vision will ultimately preserve the tree canopy along …
Preserve Plum Island Coalition Releases Envision Report
Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 22, 2020 · “As we continue to develop a Research Corridor on Long Island and into Manhattan, it should commence with Plum Island, which is a significant ecological laboratory that could also become the home of new life sciences research jobs that could spur economic growth for our region.” - Kevin S. Law, President & CEO, Long Island Association
Urban Green Jobs along Atlanta's South River | TNC in Georgia
Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 30, 2020 · Urban Green Jobs is a workforce development initiative of HABESHA Inc. and The Nature Conservancy, employing and elevating Atlanta-area residents as environmental stewards around the South River. Trainees build skills and pride along their journey.
Climate Change Questions & Answers | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 10, 2018 · The best science we have tells us that to avoid the worst impacts of global warming, we must globally achieve net-zero carbon emissions no later than 2050. To do this, world must immediately identify pathways to reduce carbon emissions from all sectors: transportation, electricity, and industry. ... new jobs and may even save us money. Likewise ...
Solar on Reclaimed Mine Lands | The Nature Conservancy in WV
Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 07, 2020 · Create new jobs and retrain laid off coal miners to apply transferable skills such as heavy equipment operation for site preparation, electrical wiring, etc. ... identifying viable sites for development and advancing smart policy changes grounded in science to create a fair and predictable energy market.
Volunteer in New Hampshire | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) The chance to serve your community by maintaining a valuable resource, and pride in a job well done. Why we need you: With more than 60 miles of trails across the state, The Nature Conservancy in New Hampshire relies on the help of volunteers to ensure our trails are safe and user-friendly. Trail adopters perform necessary maintenance tasks and ...
Ulalia Woodside | The Nature Conservancy in Hawai'i
Posted: (52 years ago) At the University of Hawai‘i, she earned undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Hawaiian Studies and completed graduate coursework in Urban and Regional Planning, then went to work in the private sector, doing everything from cultural and environmental …
Vermont Organizations Urge Action for COVID Recovery | TNC
Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 11, 2021 · Vermont continues to serve as a national model for following science and data to inform the management of our ongoing public health crisis. Science also shows that climate change will disproportionately impact the most vulnerable Vermonters such as our seniors, low-income families, BIPOC communities and those living with disabilities.
7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 17, 2017 · Tags: Agriculture, Camera Traps, Conservation Science, Ecoacoustics, Fisheries, NatureNet Fellows, Robots, Drones & Infrared, Top 10. Cara Cannon Byington is a science writer for The Nature Conservancy covering the work of Conservancy scientists and partners, including the NatureNet Fellows for Cool Green Science.
Economic Benefits of Clean Energy in Illinois | TNC
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 27, 2020 · The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) has pulled together more than 200 leaders, organizations and businesses to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which would commit Illinois to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 and create jobs and …
TNC Buy 5 Million Oysters Shellfish Farmers Affected COVID-19
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 21, 2020 · Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable.
Scientists, Audience & the Deficit Model of Communications
Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 08, 2013 · The job of a science communicator is to convey the science in such a way so that it can be of maximum use, and so that you’ve maximized the chances that specific actors respond to the information in the ways you desire. That dictates understanding who might use it and how. Analyzing the audiences and mapping out their potential responses.
TNC Commends Including Environmental Bond Act in NY Budget ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 07, 2021 · Now voters will have the chance to vote yes for clean water and jobs on the November 2022 ballot. Environmental investments are essential to creating a safer and more prosperous future. The Bond Act will support 65,000 good-paying jobs, safeguard clean water, improve parks, conserve wildlife habitat, and protect New Yorkers from the damaging ...
Volunteer in Massachusetts - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Located downtown, our main office hosts staff from a variety of departments including operations, fundraising, government relations, legal, marketing, and conservation science. Some remote options available. Please fill out the volunteer interest form.
New U.S. Actions Elevate Climate Crisis, Land and Water ...
Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 27, 2021 · That requires the kind of holistic, government-wide approach outlined in these orders, and it requires ambitious science-based policies to support essential changes. Creating a Civilian Climate Corps can advance climate goals too, launching a new generation of workers conserving and restoring nature, while creating jobs and improving the economy.
Truckee River Watershed | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) In just two years, the program has tripled the amount of acres restored annually and is boosting the local economy by creating jobs and generating wood for timber companies. Here in Nevada, we hope to create our local before a devastating fire happens, using our study and science to guide our actions to have the biggest impact.
Nature's Future Is Our Future
Posted: (52 years ago) May 17, 2020 · Our science-based, collaborative approach helps us identify where to work, how to do it, and who we need on board to get it done. Cape Town Important conservation work, that also provided critical jobs, is on hold in Cape Town during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Virginia's Public Lands | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 14, 2018 · By any measure, there’s a lot to love about Virginia’s public lands. Virginia’s 39 state parks offer thousands of campsites, hundreds of cabins, more than 500 miles of trails and easy access to activities such as boating, fishing and swimming.; Virginia’s 25 state forests provide 300 miles of trails exclusively for non-motorized uses such as hiking, horseback riding, and biking; 81 ...
Internships in Delaware | The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 02, 2019 · This article was updated on September 29, 2020. Summer internships for some college students mean coffee runs, making copies and filing. Not at The Nature Conservancy in Delaware, where our interns provide essential support to staff and programs, expanding the capacity of our conservation work across the state.
Aquaculture by Design Chesapeake Bay - The Nature Conservancy
Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 30, 2019 · The Nature Conservancy’s oyster restoration efforts in the Chesapeake Bay have primarily focused on supporting wild oyster populations, but the Bay’s oyster aquaculture industry is the largest on the East Coast, providing sustainable seafood and green jobs.
GulfCorps Funding Renewed | TNC in the Gulf of Mexico
Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 27, 2021 · GulfCorps protects and restores important coastal habitats while creating jobs for young adults in the five Gulf states (Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas). The program aims to restore lands and waters damaged by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill while adding to the resilience of the region’s economy.