RRN supported travel and attendance for 5 managers from American Samoa to attend the Pacific US States and Territories Coral Restoration Workshop at the University of Guam Marine Lab.
Used the Manager’s Guide to Coral Reef Restoration Planning and Design to start the process of drafting restoration action plans for implementation sites in four countries.
Participants applied what they learned to their own behavior change challenges for addressing wastewater management and pollution.
Participants gained a core understanding of how to build resilience into management, and were introduced to developing a resilience strategy at the local scale.
Increasing Management Effectiveness through Collaborative Meetings and Strategic Communications Training – Bahamas, 2023
Participants learned facilitation skills for collaborative meetings and practiced running their own meetings. They also received an overview of RRN’s Strategic Communication for Conservation guide and learned tips for developing effective messages.
CNMI managers developed a communication strategy and outreach product to build understanding of the value of CNMI’s reefs and support for reef resilience boosting management actions.
Reef Brigades Micronesia: Rapid Response & Restoration after Storms or Other Disturbance Events – Guam, 2022
Brigades (or teams) assess reef damage and carry out early in-water actions that support reef recovery.
Reef restoration capacity-building training in Key Largo, FL, in conjunction with the 2022 Reef Futures Symposium
RRN staff worked with reef managers in the U.S. Virgin Islands to develop outreach materials for local Senators
Confidently Navigate The Global Mangrove Watch Platform And Learn How To Utilize Its Data And Tools
From May 4 – June 8, 2022, the Reef Resilience Network hosted a mentored online course on coral reef restoration.
Providing mentorship and support to Hawai’i marine managers and practitioners to help them develop and implement their communication plans for priority projects related to reef restoration, sustainable fishing, community-based monitoring, and marine managed areas
In November 2021, the Reef Resilience Network hosted a three-week mentored online course on ocean wastewater pollution.
A three-month mentored online course for 29 managers, scientists, and community leaders from Tanzania resulted in the second cohort of regional restoration practitioners trained in restoration planning and best practices.
In March 2021, the Reef Resilience Network hosted a four-week mentored online course on Remote Sensing and Mapping for Coral Reef Conservation.
A two-month mentored online course for 14 managers, practitioners, scientists, and community leaders from Kenya resulted in the first cohort of regional restoration practitioners trained in restoration planning and best practices.
Over twenty participants from Belize received online training to develop theoretical skills needed to become first responders to coral reefs after hurricanes cause reef damage.
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.