Ongoing Projects


  2014:Ottawa,
Canada
Workshop: "Campfires, TED Talks & Beyond...Tell Your Story: Blow Their Minds!" at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
  2013:Marrakech,
Morocco
Workshop: "Surviving Environmental Despair, Disaster, Conflict: Emotional Intelligence and Resilience" at the Seventh World Environmental Education Congress.
 Saadiyat,
Abu Dhabi,
UAE
Workshop: "The Role of Playfulness in Organizational Growth, Community Building and Partnership Building".
  2012:Oakland,
California,

USA

Workshop: "Overcoming Despair, Disaster and Conflict: Playfulness and Creativity in Community Resilience" at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
 Shenyang,
Lioning,
China
Keynote address: “Forest Resources and EE: Tools for Educators” presented as part of the United Nations Celebration of the year of Sustainable Forests.
  2011:Raleigh,
North Carolina
,
USA
Workshop: "The Art and Science of Play" at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).


Regina,
Saskatchewan
,
Canada
Workshop: "The Art and Science of Play" at the annual conference for The Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM) - Exploring the Sociological in Education and Culture: Becoming Active Participants in Change.

 Pretoria,
Gauteng,
South Africa
Keynote address and workshop at the annual conference for the Pan African Association of Zoos, Aquaria and Botanical Gardens (PAAZAB).

 Johannesburg,
Gauteng,
South Africa
Hands-on course: "Tracking Through Multiple Intelligences," focused on applying multiple intelligences theory to program design in an African context.
 Gamboa,
Colon
Panama
Workshop at the International conference of the National Association for Interpretation (NAI).

 Saadiyat,
Abu Dhabi,
UAE
Course: "Inquiry-based Investigations of the Arabian Gulf Watershed: An introduction to inquiry-based instruction," specifically applied to studies of water resources and the coastal and marine environments of the Arabian Gulf.
 Kelana Jaya,
Selangor,
Malaysia
Course: "Social Statistics and Conservation. Introduction to data gathering and analysis to inform education and communications around protected areas." In 2011 evaluated the effectiveness of a campaign to reduce plastic bag usage in Selangor state. Results published in the Malaysia Star newspaper.
 Kelana Jaya,
Selangor,
Malaysia
Workshop: "Strategic Communications to Reduce Human-Elephant Conflict" for education, communications and scientific staff to facilitate dialogue between researchers, and Orang Asli villagers around human-elephant conflict.
 Sungei Buloh,
Selangor,
Malaysia
Course: "Wildlife Statistics Boot Camp - Tools and techniques for using statistics to inform wildlife management."
  2010:Chachapoyas,
Amazonas,
Peru
Consulting: "Peruvian International Studies for Education: Development Delegation" in Northern Peru. Invitation by the Peruvian tourism development board to advise regarding cultural and natural history educational possibilities in the Northern region.

Tuscon,
Arizona

USA
Toyota Audubon Society TogetherGreen Fellowship workshop series: Workshops and creation of a social networking online affiliation - in partnership with the Tuscon Botanical Gardens, the Arizona Association for Environmental Education, and the EE Exchange.

 El Paso,
Texas

USA
Toyota Audubon Society TogetherGreen Fellowship workshop series: a workshop and creation of a social networking online interstate affiliation - in partnership with the University of Texas at El Paso, the TecH2O Centre, El Paso Water Utilities, and the EE Exchange.

 San Diego,
California

USA
Toyota Audubon Society TogetherGreen Fellowship workshop series: a workshop and creation of a social networking online interstate affiliation - in partnership with the San Diego Natural History Museum, PROBEA (Bio-regional Environmental
Education Project or Proyecto Bio-regional de Educación Ambiental), and the EE Exchange.


Buffalo,
New York

USA
Workshop: "It's All Fun and Games...Until Somebody Learns!" at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).

 Yosemite,
California,
USA
Course: "Climate Change in the Sierra Nevada Field" for high school teachers focused on studying climate change through hands-on investigation and an examination of the Grinnell re-survey currently being directed by UC Berkeley.
 Al Ain
Abu Dhabi,
UAE
Workshop: "Bringing Biodiversity into the Classroom." A workshop on integrating biodiversity instruction into a diversity of classroom settings in Arabic and English as a part of a national ‘green schools’ initiative.
 Belize
Field Trip: "Central America Reef, Ruins and Rainforest - EE Across Belize." Led a 10-day excursion through the country of Belize, focused on the diversity of EE activities taking place in various habitats and contexts.
 Kuala Lumpur,
Federal Territory,
Malaysia
Course: "Social Statistics and Conservation." Introduction to data gathering and analysis to inform education and communications around protected areas. Assessed interpretive signage and visitor use at Zoo Negara.
 Kuching,
Sarawak,
Malaysia
Course: "Wildlife Statistics Boot Camp - Tools and techniques for using statistics to inform wildlife management."
  2009:
Portland,
Oregon

USA
Workshop: "It's all fun and games until...somebody learns!" at the annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) - made possible by a grant from the Albert I. Pierce Foundation.

 Brooklyn,
New York,
USA
Course: "Thematic Program Design and Evaluation." Hands-on training in the design of thematic programs for Prospect Park, Brooklyn, an informal urban education setting.
 Montreal,
Quebec

Canada
Workshop: "It's all fun and games until...somebody learns!" at the 5th World Environmental Education Congress.

 Jasper,
Alberta

Canada
Workshop: "It's all fun and games until...somebody learns!" at the annual conference of the Global, Environmental and Outdoor Education Council of the Alberta Teacher's Association.
 Mumbai,
Maharashtra,
India
Featured speaker: “Interactive techniques to communicate concepts related to biodiversity.” Presented at annual conference on biodiversity education.
 Kuala Lumpur,
Federal Territory,
Malaysia
Course: "Social Statistics and Conservation." Introduction to data gathering and analysis to inform education and communications around protected areas. Assessed interpretive signage and visitor use at Zoo Negara.
 Kuching,
Sarawak,
Malaysia
Course: "Wildlife Statistics Boot Camp - Tools and techniques for using statistics to inform wildlife management."
 Mumbai,
Maharashtra,
India
Featured speaker: “Interactive techniques to communicate concepts related to biodiversity.” Presented at annual conference on biodiversity education.
 Sapo National Park,
Sinoe,
Liberia
Course: "Learning in Liberia Resource-based education" with non-literate adults and cultural troupe training around Sapo National Park, Liberia.
  2008:
Matang,
Sarawak,
Malaysia
Course: "Hands-On Evaluation of Conservation Education Programs - Creating tools for the evaluation of informal education materials in a village context."
 Pico Rivera,
California,
USA
Workshop: "Field Geology of Southern California." Standards-based field and laboratory activities for K-12 California teachers.

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