The term ecosystem services is often used to describe, both in general and very specifically, benefits provided by nature and valued by people. However, many of the widely used definitions are not sufficiently specific for consistent and precise identification of such services (Nahlik et al., 2012).
Carpe Diem West Academy presents a free webinar on vulnerability assessment.
Presenters: Keely Brooks - Climate Change Policy Analyst, Southern Nevada Water Authority Nicole Woodman - Sustainability Manager, City of Flagstaff Kiyomi Morino - Senior Researcher, University of Arizona Moderated by Dr. Holly Hartmann - Director of the Arid Lands Information Center, University of Arizona/CLIMAS
This course is designed to foster collaboration among regulators, bankers and users of mitigation ensuring that all entities have a thorough grounding in conservation banking policy in order to facilitate the establishment of banks on the ground.
The Ecosystem Services Partnership invites you to the 6th annual ESP conference, which will be held from 27-31 August 2013, on Bali, Indonesia. Don't miss your chance to interact and exchange ideas with other ESP members, practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers, and many others in this International and exotic setting. Be part of working-groups producing outcomes ranging from journal articles, white papers, book chapters, grant proposals, database structures, websites, and much more.
This case study is one in a series of documents developed to highlight natural infrastructure projects that have been implemented in the Pacific Northwest. The goals of these cases are to provide awareness and education about ecosystem services approaches, and to demonstrate the potential benefits of incorporating ecosystem services value into planning, management, and/or policy decisions.
The second installment in The University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center’s webinar series focused on innovative approaches to link water use and the environment will take place on May 10, 2012 at 1:00pm MST/12:00pm PST.
The theme for this webinar is, “Achieving Environmental Goals through Water Utility-based Incentive Programs.” Featured speakers include: