Seventy managers, scientists, and policy makers participated in a Resilience-Based Management (RBM) workshop in Townsville, Australia in conjunction with the 2019 International Coral Reef Initiative general meeting.
Eight conservation staff from the Fundación Antonio Núñez Jiménez de la Naturaleza y el Hombre participated in a three-day workshop in Havana, Cuba.
Thirty-one Marine Protected Area (MPA) professionals from Seychelles, Kenya, and Tanzania participated in a week-long training in August at the Seychelles Maritime Academy to develop skills in areas critical to MPA management
The Reef Resilience Network and The Nature Conservancy Latin American, Mexico, & North Central America Program sponsored manager Adrian Andrés Morales of the Centro Regional de Investigación Acuícola y Pesquera
With the support of the NOAA Coral Conservation Program, 15 coral reef managers from American Samoa, Florida, Guam, and CNMI received individual communication planning support tailored to their needs.
Thirty-five natural resource professionals representing 10 countries and 30 agencies in the Caribbean participated in a three-day workshop held in St. Lucia
The Network partnered with Pew Charitable Trusts & The Ocean Agency to host an interactive workshop to build participants’ understanding of strategic communication and develop and practice messaging skills to motivate action for reef conservation.
The Reef Resilience Network partnered with NOAA and EPA to host a 1.5 hour training on Adaptation Design Tool for Natural Resource Management at the National Adaptation Forum on May 11, 2017.
The Reef Resilience Network partnered with Blue Solutions to host a five-day training on Integrating Ecosystem Services into Coral Reef Policy and Management on March 6-10, 2017.
The Reef Resilience Network provided strategic communication support for a three-year project in the Bahamas to improve management of existing marine protected areas (MPAs) and expand MPAs to restore local fisheries.
During the IUCN World Conservation Congress, twenty-seven marine resource managers, scientists, and practitioners, representing nine countries, attended a half-day workshop to learn how to monitor coral reefs for resilience and use this information to guide management.
A three-day workshop was held in partnership with NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program to help marine conservation and education professionals from eight agencies in American Samoa approach their work strategically.
This training brought together marine managers from 28 countries around the world. Topics included resilience-based management, resilience assessment data, tools and methods, future directions, as well as an overview of the current global-scale coral bleaching event and the tools available for monitoring thermal stress.
In cooperation with NOAA’s International MPA Capacity Building Program and the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, we hosted a hands-on training for MPA managers and practitioners.
A four-day learning exchange was held in partnership with the Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute and NOAA’s Coral Reef Conservation Program to help marine conservation professionals approach their outreach and communications work strategically.
Four participants from The Bahamas National Trust and the Abaco Fly Fishing Guides Association visited Hawai‘i to learn about community-based management initiatives across the state, with emphasis on the State of Hawai‘i’s Makai Watch Program.
A four-day writing workshop was held for Pacific Island coral reef managers from Hawaiʻi, who received mentorship to improve writing skills and finalize a journal publication for submission.
Fourteen practitioners from Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Yap participated in a training on communications, working with the media, and facilitation, focusing on the application to a current project.
Thirty managers participated in a workshop on the use of new tools that provide community members and stakeholders with an understanding of climate change and adaptation strategies.
The fourth in a series of four Training of Trainers (TOT) workshops included 25 managers from 10 countries throughout the Western Indian Ocean.