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.
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
Reef restoration mentored online course, 2019.
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.