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GUIDANCE AND TRAINING

Species at RiskTraining Needs Assessment for Species at Risk Recovery Practitioners 
Environment Canada 
In partnership with Stratos Inc.: interviews of practitioners, performance analysis, issue discovery, identification of training needs  
Canadian Council on Ecological Areas
Final version in negotiation with protected area jurisdictions across Canada

Wildlife at RiskEnvironmental Assessment Best Practice Guide for Wildlife at Risk
Environment Canada
Concept design, research and writing in collaboration with working group

Species at RiskSpecies at Risk Recovery Training
Environment Canada and National Recovery Working Group
Training program design in collaboration with working group, facilitation and evaluation of pilot course
 
Canadian Environmental Assessment Knowledge CommonsFederal Policy on Wetland Conservation Implementation Guide
Environment Canada and North American Wetland Conservation Council (Canada) Secretariat

Concept design, research and writing

Working With WetlandsWorking with Wetlands: Training on wetland policy and management
Partnership project with North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada), National Defence, Environment Canada, and Ducks Unlimited Canada
Training design, development, delivery and evaluation
 

MEETING PLANNING & PROCESS FACILITATION

DFOCollaboration on Fish Habitat Management: Workshop and Memorandum of Understanding
Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Coalition of National Non-Government Organizations
Workshop planning and facilitation, negotiation of agreement including work plan and budget, communications materials
 
NAWCCWetlands in Working Landscapes: Workshop of the National Conference on Wetlands Stewardship
North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada) and Environment Canada
Workshop planning and facilitation
 
Partnership project with Environment Canada and  Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Concept, workshop planning, workshop facilitation, final report

RamsarRamsar Convention on Wetlands, Support to Meetings of the Conference of the Contracting Parties
Environment Canada
Canadian delegate to the 8th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties, Valencia, Spain, 2002. Contribution to national report for COP7 (1999), completion of reports for COP 8 (2002) and COP 10 (2008), advice on policy positions for key resolutions of COP 8 (2002) and COP 10 (2008).

PUBLIC OUTREACH & COMMUNICATIONS

Working Around WetlandsWorking around Wetlands? What you need to know (Second edition)
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
Revitalized concept, research and writing in collaboration with partners of the Great Lakes Wetlands Conservation Action Plan (GLWCAP)

Saving the WildSaving the Wild: An opportunity to participate in species recovery
Environment Canada
Concept design, research and writing

AgricultureImproving Producer Participation in Pesticide Risk Reduction
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Communications strategy, PowerPoint slide deck, fact sheet series 

RiverkeeperRiver Friends Youth Education Program
Ottawa Riverkeeper
Member of Public Outreach Committee that created the River Friends program


KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

WetKitWetKit (www.wetkit.net): Tools for working with wetlands
Partnership project with North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Canada), Ducks Unlimited Canada, Environment Canada, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Concept, design, technical development and maintenance, content development, newsletter, marketing, fundraising 

WetKitWetlandNetwork.ca: Advice on redeveloping the WetKit website
Wetlands Office, Environment Canada
Concept, business model, marketing strategy in collaboration with a national advisory committee
 
Canadian Environmental Assessment Knowledge CommonsVision and Implementation Strategy for a Canadian Environmental Assessment Knowledge Commons
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
National consultations on knowledge management requirements for EA; report and presentation to senior management
 
Improving Canada's Geospatial Information Management Capacity for Environmental Assessment
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency and GeoConnections, Natural Resources Canada
Business case development in consultation with national advisory board
 
Partnership project with Environment Canada and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency
Concept, background report, workshop planning, workshop facilitation, final report


POLICY RESEARCH & STRATEGIC PLANNING

Canadian Environmental Assessment Knowledge CommonsAdvising the Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) Program
Delta Waterfowl
Research and recommendations on marketing strategy


ECWetland Science Strategy 2004-2009
Environment Canada (Ontario Region)
Background report, planning and facilitation of regional workshop, strategy development in collaboration with working group

RamsarWetlands of International Importance in Canada: Survey of Ramsar Site Managers 2007
Environment Canada
Survey of 37 Ramsar site managers; report and presentation for the 10th meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties, Changwon, Korea, 2008