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Current GIS Trends for Environmental and Natural Resources Agencies
 
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Get an update on the latest Esri solutions developed to help environmental and natural resources agencies address their specific organizational challenges, such as permitting, environmental impact analysis or civic engagement.
Views: 328 Esri Industries
2018 STAC Video
 
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State Technical Advisory Committees serve in an advisory capacity to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and other agencies of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the implementation of the natural resources conservation provisions of Farm Bill legislation. Committees are intended to include members from a wide variety of natural resource and agricultural interests. Chaired by the NRCS State Conservationist in each State, these Committees are composed of representatives from Federal and State natural resource agencies, American Indian Tribes, agricultural and environmental organizations, and agricultural producers. The Committees meet regularly to provide information, analysis, and recommendations to appropriate USDA officials, who strongly consider their advice. Individuals or groups wanting to participate as members on a State Technical Committee may submit requests to the State Conservationist explaining their interest and relevant credentials.
Views: 565 USDANRCSTexas
19   Leaders Panel   Natural Resources   Aaron Everett
 
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Presentations given at the Washington State Agencies Climate Change Adaption Forum
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Careers with the Natural Resource Conservation Service
 
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This 18-minute DVD, produced by the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the USDA, introduces students to 11 natural resources careers. Featured careers include wildlife biologist, soil conservationist, GIS specialist, snow survey specialist, range conservationist, agronomist, conservation technician, soil scientist, district conservationist, engineer, and administrative assistant.
Views: 6907 UtahAgClassroom
The importance of Geo-information for Natural Resources Management
 
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The sustainable management and meeting of societal needs from the green cover (biosphere) by applying and developing geo-information, earth observation and spatio-temporal analytical tools. The Department uses earth observation data and spatial information in combination with systems modeling, geo-information science (GIS) and remote sensing for the assessment, monitoring, planning and management of natural resources, for their sustainable use, development and restoration under global change.
Views: 2139 ITC Utwente
Web Extra: Plan would split DNR into two agencies
 
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Democratic state Rep. Dianne Hesselbein, D-Middleton, reacts to a Republican lawmaker's plan to split the state Department of Natural Resources into two agencies. Subscribe to WISN on YouTube for more: http://bit.ly/1emE5YX Get more Milwaukee news: http://www.wisn.com/ Like us: http://www.facebook.com/wisn12 Follow us: http://twitter.com/WISN12News
Views: 31 WISN 12 News
Trinidad and Tobago: sustaining livelihoods through co-management of marine resources
 
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In Trinidad and Tobago, UN agencies promote a co-management approach to marine resources conservation. The aim is to drive the participation of those living in protected areas, with the goal of creating sustainable livelihoods for the local community. Read more on UN News: http://bit.ly/2rA9Pdp
Views: 520 United Nations
History of Intelligence Agencies And What Makes ISI The Best Intelligence agency in the world
 
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Federal And Non-Profit Agencies Collaborate To Protect And Restore Coral Reefs
 
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FEMA, the Puerto Rico Department of Natural Resources, The U.S. Department of Interior, NOAA, Force Blue, local dive shops and many other partners collaborate to restore the coral reefs in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean after the damages suffered due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Coral reefs are beneficial protect our shores, reduce the impact of waves, provide a healthy eco-system for fish to grow and develop and is an important element in coastal tourism. However, coral reefs have been weakened due to the effects of Hurricane Maria, the March 5 tidal wave event, and human intervention. The mission focuses on coral reef damage assessment, emergency restoration, and long-term recovery planning. Additional videos courtesy of Force Blue.
Views: 271 FEMA
What is NRDA?
 
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Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) is the legal process that is used by state, tribal and federal trustee agencies to evaluate the impacts of oil spills, hazardous waste sites, and ship groundings on natural resources both along the nation's coast and throughout its interior.
MINISTER TO ENSURE MORE SYNERGY IN MARITIME AGENCIES
 
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The Maritime administration and the Ministry of Natural resources are moving to effect tighter enforcement of laws and regulations relating to the use of hinterland waterways, particularly regarding the use of mining equipment such as draggers. Here is more
USDA Helps Restore Endangered Species Habitat
 
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working with local agencies in Florida to restore an endangered species habitatwhich happens to be on an air force base golf course. The USDAs Bob Ellison has more. (1:31) SAVING AN ENDANGERED SPECIES HABITAT ON A FLORIDA GOLF COURSE PROVED TO BE A CHALLENGE. BUT THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE WAS ABLE TO COOPERATE WITH LOCAL AGENCIES TO RESTORE THE HABITAT OF THE ENDANDERED OKALOOSA DARTER. Travis Davis, Three Rivers RC&D: There were six isolated populations of the darter that were trying to comingle by removing culverts and obstructions for the fish to breed. THE GOLF COURSE, LOCATED ON EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE ON FLORIDAS PANHANDLE, CONTAINS CULVERTS THAT ARE HOMES TO THE DARTERS. BUT THE CULVERTS HAD BECOME DETACHED. U-S-D-AS NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE WORKED WITH STATE AGENCIES, THE GOLF COURSE AND THE AIR FORCE TO GET THE CULVERTS REJOINED AND THE PATHWAYS CLEARED SO ALL THE FISH COULD MINGLE. Steve Seiber, Chief of Natural Resources, Eglin Air Force Base: All of this is to prevent the sediments from entering the darter streams, which were inundating and smothering the vegetation, theyre habitat. SO FAR THE EFFORT HAS HELPED THE DARTER POPULATION INCREASE GREATLY IN ITS NATURAL HABITAT. Chris Metcalf, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: I think roughly two to three thousand darters have been increased just because we did this project. John Harper, USDA NRCS: This is one major step with Eglin Air Force Base to ensure that the darter will continue to thrive and that hopefully in the future we will be able to downlist this species. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-FL: Its amazing to see the success in a very short period of time. The fish population has grown exponentially. Certainly the wetland areas that were disturbed have begun to heal themselves. The vegetation is growing in great. FOR THE U-S DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IM BOB ELLISON.
Views: 1361 USDA
River herring resource use in natural and restored Massachusetts estuaries
 
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MIT Sea Grant has teamed up with the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MassBays) to characterize the benefits of MassBays priority embayments in support of local river herring populations. Please visit the MassBays website (http://www.mass.gov/eea/agencies/mass-bays-program/) for more information about their program.
Views: 107 MIT Sea Grant
Gorges State Park
 
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In the late 1990s, Duke Energy determined that it no longer needed large portions of the Gorges regions for future hydropower, but realized the importance of protecting the temperate rain forest region and offered the land for sale to natural resources agencies in North and South Carolina. The NC Division of Parks and Recreation stepped up to create its 28th state Park in April 1999. Please visit the park's website : ncparks.gov/gorges-state-park
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AAFW Video FINAL
 
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The Alliance for America’s Fish and Wildlife’s purpose is to secure funding for much needed conservation of our most precious natural resources, our fish and wildlife. Our goal is to partner with responsible Americans and provide a solution to conserving our natural resources for future generations.
Rep. Gosar Questions BLM Director Kornze during Natural Resources Hearing
 
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Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04) questioned witnesses from the three major federal agencies on the President’s 2017 budget and the Administration’s overly-prescriptive federal regulations during a Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources hearing.
Views: 581 Rep. Paul Gosar
Chevron Doctrine:Constitutional&Statutory Questions in Judicial Deference to Agencies:EventID=104665
 
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Learn more: http://judiciary.house.gov Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/housejudiciary Twitter: https://twitter.com/HouseJudiciary Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/housejudiciarycommittee/
Revitalizing Rearing Habitat: The PS3 Side Channel Project
 
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Gold dredging re-shaped the Yankee Fork of the Salmon River in central Idaho and affected fish populations. New side channel habitat will attract juvenile Chinook salmon to the area. The PS3 Side Channel Project is the successful result of a team of private landowners, engineers, and natural resource agencies. http://on.doi.gov/JaMdMG
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Partnering With Farm Conservation Agencies
 
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Partnering with conservation professionals and agencies is a step every Iowa farmer should take to ensure the health and prosperity of their farm today and into the future. However, working with these agencies can be confusing and intimidating for the uninitiated. The sheer number of programs and resources available through your local Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Army Corps of Engineers, and other agencies can be utterly mind-numbing. Then there's the inevitable confusion over which agency is the right resource on those issues that seem to blur the lines between agency directives.
Views: 20 IowaLandSales
UAF School of Natural Resources and Extension's Natural Resources Management 290 class
 
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Every May, University of Alaska Fairbanks students majoring in natural resources management take to the road to explore the amazing and vast classroom that is Alaska. From Fairbanks to Seward, academics and adventure meld to help NRM students understand how the state’s natural resources are managed. Meeting with natural resources managers in private industry, agencies and parks, students get ideas for their future careers, and have fun along the way.
Rangeland Management with UCCE Sonoma County
 
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http://cesonoma.ucanr.edu/Livestock_and_Range_Management/ The livestock and range program works with ranchers and producers, addressing such topics as animal health and welfare, marketing, and the management of range and natural resources. The program also cooperates with local resource agencies, conducting research in the wise stewardship of lands, humane methods of predator control, and sustainable agriculture for the livestock industry.
Views: 591 UCCESonoma
Coast Guard, agencies respond to spill near Wilmington, Del.
 
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WILMINGTON, Del. - Coast Guard emergency response crews from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia are working with Clean Venture and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources to clean a spill from a 623-foot freight carrier moored in the Port of Wilmington in Wilmington, Del. Thursday, March 12, 2009. (U.S. Coast Guard video/Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Kline)
Views: 586 U.S. Coast Guard
UW Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Management Degree
 
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The University of Wyoming's newest degree program is aimed at expanding and diversifying Wyoming’s economy, retaining enterprising graduates in the state and recruiting highly qualified students. Students in the program will take a core curriculum that includes courses in business fundamentals, recreation and tourism, environment and natural resources, and social science. They then will choose an area of concentration from one of five different options: business and hospitality management; management of recreation resources; cultural and international tourism; outdoor recreation leadership; and creative studies in recreation and tourism. Each student also will participate in a “professional semester,” in addition to an internship, to gain intensive experience with a Wyoming business or agency. Graduates will be well prepared for jobs in Wyoming’s extensive tourism industry -- the state’s second largest economic sector -- as well as in government agencies involved in recreation, tourism and natural resource management. For more information, visit http://www.uwyo.edu/haub/academics/undergraduate-students/bs-in-ortm.html.
Views: 1048 University of Wyoming
Corporate Shills Are Flooding Our Regulatory Agencies - The Ring Of Fire
 
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America’s Lawyer, Mike Papantonio, joins Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture to talk about Jeffrey Bossert Clark, Trump’s new nominee to be an Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources at the Department of Justice. Ring of Fire needs your help! Support us by becoming a monthly patron on Patreon, and help keep progressive media alive!: https://www.patreon.com/TheRingofFire Spread the word! LIKE and SHARE this video or leave a comment to help direct attention to the stories that matter. And SUBSCRIBE to stay connected with Ring of Fire's video content! Watch America's Lawyer featuring Mike Papantonio on RT: https://www.rt.com/shows/americas-lawyer/ Order Mike Papantonio's novel Law and Disorder today: https://www.amazon.com/Law-Disorder-Mike-Papantonio/dp/1590793676 Follow more of our stories at http://www.TROFIRE.com Subscribe to our podcast: http://www.ROFPodcast.com Support Ring of Fire by subscribing to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/golefttv?sub_confirmation=1 Be sociable! Follow us on: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RingofFireRadio Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RingofFireRadio Google+: http://plus.google.com/118415831573195648557 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringoffirenetwork/
Views: 2820 The Ring of Fire
NRCS Earth Team Volunteer Program:  Benefiting Colleges and Students
 
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NRCS Earth Team Volunteer Program enables students from colleges and universities learn first hand what the agency does to protect the natural resources of farms and ranches in Texas. This video features student from Laredo Community College and Texas A&M University Kingsville and their work with NRCS field staff.
Views: 720 TheUSDANRCS
Cattle Call: 8 Years on “Wyoming’s Committee”
 
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The House Natural Resources Committee oversees the federal agencies that own nearly half of Wyoming. In 2009 Rep. Lummis began her career in Congress on this Committee. At the end of this year, Rep. Lummis will finish her career as Wyoming’s sole U.S. Representative as the Committee’s Vice Chairman.
Views: 225 CynthiaLummis
Phetchaburi public & private agencies sign beach cleanup deal
 
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The Office of Marine and Coastal Resources Management 3 and Phetchaburi Provincial Office of Natural Resources and the Environment, have co-organized an activity to observe World Ocean Day.
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Just Enough: The Right Mix of Natural Supports, Technology, and Paid Resources
 
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Barriers to people who have an intellectual disability enjoying a home of their own are best overcome by cooperative and deliberate efforts between family members and other natural supports, paid supports (including developmental services agencies), and use of physical and digital technologies. This presentation features a mix of stories with self-advocates, family members, and developmental services professionals from across the province. They talk about how they overcame barriers and challenged themselves to have ‘just enough’ support. The concept of ‘just enough support’ is about meeting needs without unnecessarily compromising privacy, independence, and control. The presentation is hosted by Keenan Wellar of LiveWorkPlay in Ottawa and Maurice Voisin of South-East Grey Support Services in Flesherton. Be sure to check out the new Just Enough Support video series, which is available at http://justenough.liveworkplay.tv
2014 S.C. Water Resources Conference | Day 2 Plenary - Regulatory and Nonprofit Agencies
 
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The morning plenary sessions were expanded to present panels encapsulating statewide viewpoints about water resources planning. The first day plenary featured legislative and major business leaders, and the second day plenary welcomed regulatory agency and nonprofit representatives. Panelists were asked to provide feedback to specific questions including: 1) what are the major challenges and most important issues to insure a well-crafted, effective water plan for South Carolina; 2) can we as a state allocate the financial resources to fund development and implementation of a statewide water plan; 3) what are recommendations on developing a participation framework for the statewide water plan; and 4) how can we provide funding for replacement of aging water infrastructure? The range of discussion topics touched on agriculture, economic growth, desalinization, dredging, infrastructure and research funding, among others. Regulatory and Nonprofit Agency Viewpoints About Water Resources Planning - Moderated by Dr. Gene Eidson, SCWRC Co-Chair. The Regulatory Panel included: Chris Thomas, U.S. EPA Region 4; Ken Rentiers, S.C. Department of Natural Resources; and David Wilson, S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control. The Nonprofit Panel included: Dana Beach, Coastal Conservation League; Hamilton Davis, Coastal Conservation League; Eric Krueger, The Nature Conservancy; Heather Nix, Upstate Forever; and Mark Robertson, The Nature Conservancy.
Grass Carp in Lake Erie: A Multi-State Discovery and Research Effort
 
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Ten state, federal and provincial natural resource agencies gathered in Monroe, Michigan in early September to conduct a field exercise focused on targeting grass carp, a type of Asian carp. These agencies used electroshocking, gillnetting and commercial seining to determine the status of grass carp in western Lake Erie and to better prepare for potential aquatic invasive species that might threaten the Great Lakes in the future.
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Louis Putzel - Formalization as Development in Land and Natural Resource Policy
 
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CIFOR Scientist Louis Putzel introduces a new special issue of Society and Natural Resources available here: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/usnr20/28/5#.VVLEkWauW8k These articles are the product of a CIFOR project funded by the EC. For more information, see http://www.cifor.org/pro-formal. Responding to multiple problems affecting governance of natural resource access and trade, governments implement formalization processes, often driven by the interests of development agencies. In so doing, they interact with the contemporary political, social, and environmental contexts in which resources are extracted, produced, and traded. They also contend with histories of ownership, access rights, market configurations, and practices attached to resources and the lands in which they are located. As development policy, formalization frequently materializes as top-down restructuring based on current social and environmental norms. However, its adoption is often unsuccessful and entails risks including leakage, barriers to small or poor actors, elite capture, and negative effects on women or marginalized groups. The insights herein are informative to current processes of formalization associated with the European Union (EU) timber trade regime and other resource governance efforts. At the minimum, incorporation of adaptive approaches and user-accountable monitoring in such processes are recommended. To watch previous [email protected] presentations, please go to CIFOR TV https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZ1FEAFDHOWcnCwld2Qjio_vqHIExpcwG
Forest Resource Management - Bachelor's Degree Program
 
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Learn real-world field skills, together with applied training in this Bachelor's of Applied Science Forest Resource Management program to become qualified for employment at a wide range of Natural Resources jobs. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: • Private Industry • Government Agencies Visit http://greenriver.edu/forestry
Views: 138 Green River College
Nebraska Envirothon Advisor Training - Range
 
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Watch and learn as the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts and other agencies team up to educate advisors and teachers on how to prepare Envirothon high school teams to compete at the regional, state and international level. Envirothon is a fun, hands-on, natural resources competition. Learn more at www.nrdnet.org/nebraska-envirothon.
2015 Drought - Four Years and Counting: Impacts and Actions (Part1)
 
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Welcome Kathy Tiegs, Vice President, Association of California Water Agencies How Bad is It? Drought Conditions Overview w/ Michael Anderson, California State Climatologist 2015 Operations and Response: State and Federal Perspectives w/ John Laird, Secretary, California Natural Resources Agency David Murillo, Director, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region High and Dry: Impacts on the Environment w/ Charlton Bonham, Director, California Department of Fish and Wildlife This is Not a Drill: 2015 Emergency Conservation Regulations w/ Felicia Marcus, Chair, State Water Resources Control Board
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Boozman on Agency Budgets for 2010
 
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Rep. John Boozman (R-AR), Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Ranking Member, statement on fiscal year 2010 budget requests for the Environmental Protection Agency, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, and the Tennessee Valley Authority. More info from this hearing at http://republicans.transportation.house.gov/hearings/hearingdetail.aspx?NewsID=606.
Full Committee on Agriculture – Public Hearing: Part 1 review of USDA agencies
 
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Today, Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and committee members began Part I of a two-day hearing series to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organization and program administration. USDA officials from the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), and Research, Education and Economics (REE) served as witnesses.
Several agencies training with helicopter rescue techniques @chicostate Sat a.m.
 
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Several agencies training with helicopter rescue techniques @chicostate Sat a.m. By: Heather Hacking - Writer on water, ag, natural resources and gardening, Chico Enterprise-Record. Fan of pinball, hand-shadows, the rubber chicken, local food dipped in chocolate. Published on: November 30, 2014 Source: http://www.tout.com/m/uyolw3
Dr. KImberly Coleman: The Role of Trust in Collaborative Natural Resource Management
 
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Dr. Coleman, Postdoctoral Associate, UVM Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, speaks about the role of trust in collaborative natural resource management. Many pressing natural resource issues require collaboration between a range of stakeholders. For example, wildland fire planning on a landscape scale in the United States requires multiple state and federal agencies, Tribes, non-profits, researchers, and private citizen to all work together. Scholars interested in collaborative natural resource management have consistently shown that trust is critical to successful collaborative efforts. However, trust is complex and multi-dimensional. This study explores the different dimensions of trust, their antecedents, and their role in supporting collaborative natural resource management.
United Nations Food Agencies in Somalia Promote Eating Fish to Fight Hunger
 
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October 22 2013, DOLOW, SOMALIA -- The UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have joined forces with Somali authorities to encourage Somalis to eat more fish as a way to fight hunger in the Horn of Africa Despite Somalia's enormous marine resources, the country's fishing industry remains largely under-developed and its fisheries unexploited. This is partly due to decades of conflict and piracy on the high seas -- but also because fish does not form part of the traditional Somali diet . "The major aim of this campaign is to encourage thousands of displaced families living in and around Dolow to start including fish in their diets," said Luca Alinovi, the FAO representative in Somalia. "The Gedo region has two rivers, the Dawa and Jubba, yet the eating of fresh fish is nearly nonexistent." Somalia has a 3,300-kilometer coastline -- the longest in Africa -- yet the people of Somalia eat very little seafood. The country's per capita fish consumption is 2.4 kilograms per year, one of the lowest in the world. The country is still emerging from a food security crisis following the drought and famine of 2011 that left many thousands dead. 'Sustainable food systems' Celebrating this year's World Food Day in the southern Somali town of Dolow, the two Rome-based food agencies reached out to thousands of displaced Somalis in the border town, encouraging them to embrace fish as part of a healthy diet. "Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition" is the official theme of World Food Day in 2013, focused on improving understanding of problems and solutions in the drive to end hunger. FAO continues to develop Somalia's fisheries sector with training in sustainable fishing, fishing equipment, jetties and cold chains to support fish preservation, distribution and marketing. "Making use of natural resources is vital in fighting hunger," said Stefano Porretti, the WFP representative in Somalia. "WFP works with coastal communities, providing training in fishing and in preservation of fish products. Increasing the consumption of fish in Somalia will strengthen the livelihood of fishermen and provide a more nutrient-rich diet for Somali households." The "Fish is Good for You" campaign The campaign's messages are directed at female heads of households and young people with a goal of diversifying dietary habits biased against seafood. The "Fish is Good for You" campaign also focuses on the nutritional benefits of fresh fish. The campaign was first launched in the Puntland coastal town of Bossaso and in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. © FAO: http://www.fao.org
Full Committee on Agriculture – Public Hearing: Part 1 review of USDA agencies
 
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On September 15, 2015, Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) and committee members began Part I of a two-day hearing series to review the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organization and program administration. USDA officials from the Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services (FFAS), Natural Resources and Environment (NRE), and Research, Education and Economics (REE) served as witnesses.
Working on a Multi-State Level to Address the Threat of Invasive Species [NSGLC]
 
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Aquatic invasive species pose a significant environmental and economic threat to the ecosystems around the country. The National Sea Grant Law Center supports federal and state efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species by providing technical assistance and conducting legal research and outreach to inform policy discussions. Our work with state natural resources agencies is facilitated primarily through our partnership with the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and funding from the regional panels of the Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force. Join us to learn more about these partnerships and the National Sea Grant Law Center’s invasive species work, including workshops for assistant attorneys general, research on discrete topics, and the development of model legislation and regulations for state watercraft inspection and decontamination programs. For more information about these and other invasive species projects, visit http://nsglc.olemiss.edu/work/hce.
Stó:lō Strategic Engagement Agreement Government-to-Government
 
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The Stó:lō Strategic Engagement Agreement (SEA), is a negotiated agreement comprised of 16 Stó:lō First Nations and multiple Natural Resource Sector Agencies which administer up to 14 different Acts. The arrangement makes this agreement the most complex SEA in the province. By the sheer size and scope of this agreement, a strong partnership had to be forged across several natural resource sector ministries, including a sense of trust and partnership with all 16 participating First Nations.
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Sarawak Security and Enforcement Unit will aid other state agencies
 
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Deputy Director of Sarawak Security and Enforcement Unit Dato Mohd Morshidi Mustapha says the unit will render assistance to other state agencies in terms of enforcement of laws and ordinances during a Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) briefing held at Menara Pelita, Kuching today. (July 31, 2018)
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Introduction to risk and crisis communication
 
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Watch news footage of an unfolding crisis and explore potential risk and crisis situations that could occur in an agricultural or natural resources setting. Learn why agencies and organizations need to have a crisis communications plan in place before a crisis strikes.
Views: 1963 UF/IFAS PIE Center
ARCCA Learning Session: Safeguarding California Plan 2018 Update
 
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The State’s climate change adaptation strategy, called the Safeguarding California Plan, was updated in 2018 to lay out a roadmap of everything state agencies are doing and will do to protect communities, infrastructure, services, and the natural environment from climate change impacts. This webinar highlighted key takeaways from the 2018 update and feature speakers from the California Natural Resources Agency.
USDA Agencies Acquire 2M Acres of Forestland to Increase Population of the Longleaf Pine
 
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The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and US Forest Service have joined forces with other partners with the goal of increasing the acreage of longleaf pine in Louisiana. The majestic pine once covered 90 million acres of the South’s forestlands. However, today that has been reduced to about 5 million acres. Through the Joint Chiefs' Landscape Restoration Partnership, the two USDA agencies are restoring landscapes, reducing wildfire threats to communities and landowners, protecting water quality, and enhancing wildlife habitats. Eleven new projects are being launched this year. Those projects will expand the acreage of forestland actively managed for longleaf pine ecosystem in the Kisatchie National Forest, Fort Polk, and adjacent private lands.
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Collaborating Agencies: Wildland Fire Program Service Learning
 
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Fire Training and Network Coordinator for The Nature Conservancy, Jeremy Bailey, talks about the relationship with the University of Idaho during a prescribed burn in Nebraska over spring break with the Fire Program at the University of Idaho College of Natural Resources.
Views: 654 UIdaho CNR
FEMA Accessible: Federal Emergency Management Agency's National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF)
 
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Closed captioning is available in English, Chinese, German, Hindi, Italian, Khmer, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, and Vietnamese. [Transcript:] During and after a disaster, the affected communities try to figure out how to recover and rebuild to a new normal. They also work on mitigation solutions to reduce the risk of damage from the next disaster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Disaster Recovery Framework (NDRF) is scalable and flexible guidance on how the whole community can build, sustain, and coordinate delivery of recovery capabilities. The focus of the NDRF is to help prepare the community to recover, regardless of the size of the disaster, and encourages an inclusive recovery process which brings together traditional and nontraditional whole community partners to lead, manage, coordinate and participate in recovery efforts while increasing the community’s resilience. An important focus of the framework is that the community leads their recovery process and they have a realistic, well-planned, and a clearly communicated plan for a successful recovery. The framework explains how whole community partners – emergency managers, government agencies, private sector, nongovernmental organizations, and the public – collaborate and coordinate the best recovery and resiliency plan that fits the community’s need. The state and federal government play important roles as supporting partners, providing the community with resources and the support they need. It is important that the recovery plan and process includes the whole community. This includes people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, as they are a part of the whole community and they can offer knowledge and expertise on what they need to recover and how the community can better help prepare for next disaster. A successful recovery requires flexibility, a unified and coordinated effort from the community, commitment to completing projects on time, understanding, and addressing various challenges and needs the community has. Each community’s recovery plan will be different and is based on the circumstances of the disaster’s impact on the community, the obstacles they may face, how they design their plan, and what their priorities are for recovery. The National Disaster Recovery Framework has six Recovery Support Functions (RSF) that are led by designated coordinating federal agencies that work with other primary agencies and supporting organizations whose programs may apply to a specific support function. The Recovery Support Functions are Natural & Cultural Resources, Housing, Economic, Infrastructure Systems, Health and Social Services, and Community Planning and Capacity Building. The Natural & Cultural Resources Recovery Support Function is led by the Department of Interior, and supports the protection of natural and cultural resources and historic properties in the community. The Housing Recovery Support Function is led by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and coordinates housing solutions that are affordable and accessible to the whole community, including people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. The Economic Recovery Support Function is led by the Department of Commerce, and works with the local community, state, tribal and federal governments, and the private sector to rebuild the local economy. The Infrastructure Systems Recovery Support Function is led by the US Army Corps of Engineers, and works with the community to restore their infrastructure systems and develop a stronger mitigation plan to protect them from future disasters. The Health and Social Services Recovery Support Function is led by the Department of Health and Human Services, and addresses the community’s public health, health care facilities, and important social services needs. The Community Planning and Capacity Building Recovery Support Function is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and engages the community in their recovery planning and capacity to implement and manage their recovery plans. This function builds short-term and long-term community resilience, and empowers the local community leaders and members to make decisions on how to improve recovery outcomes for the whole community. As the NDRF is flexible and adjustable, the community is able to modify its recovery plan to fit their needs. Each part is an important piece in helping you and your community recover from a disaster and be better prepared for the next disaster. The recovery process will be a long and challenging one, but when all of these different parts of the framework work together as a team, they can help reduce the challenges and length of your recovery. For more information about your community’s recovery plans, contact your local emergency manager and learn more about how you can prepare, participate and best support your community.
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Voices Of Cascadia: The Next Generation - WildLinks Conference 2015
 
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If the youth leaders of tomorrow's conservation movement could tell natural resource practitioners, wildlife and wildlands agencies, and non-profit organizations one thing, what would it be? To kick off the 2015 WildLinks Conference we decided to find out! Working with students from the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at University of...​ as well as attendees of the North Cascades Institute​'s Environmental Learning Center, we interviewed over a dozen young people about what they thought was important for a wild and healthy future in our region. This video is a sampling of what they had to say. Led by the Cascadia Partner Forum and Conservation Northwest, WildLinks is our annual conference and science briefing that brings together researchers, conservationists, land managers, agency officials, tribal and First Nations leaders and other experts from Washington and British Columbia. The goal is to share ideas and better coordinate keeping our region's wildlands and wildlife populations healthy and connected. The 2015 WildLinks Conference is hosted by the Cascadia Partner Forum and sponsored by Conservation Northwest​, the Skagit Environmental Endowment Commission​, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife​, North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative and the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative. Learn more at: http://cascadiapartnerforum.org/wildlinks-2015 Video by Joseph Eusebio (2015 Doris Duke Conservation Scholar) and Chase Gunnell (Conservation Northwest). Produced by Ted Grudowski (http://www.tedgrudowski.com/)

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