12 results for tag: jedi


Women In Science: Reaching Local Communities with Equity, Access, & Inclusion in Environmental Education

Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program’s Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series! Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education. Eli Caref was born and raised in the concrete playgrounds of Brooklyn, New York, and throughout her childhood believed that nature was always “somewhere else.” Through her years in Environmental Education in and around New York ...

Women In Science: Turning Data into Action with Tracy Brown

Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program’s Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series! Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education. Hear about ways that scientists and advocates are working together to bring about a cleaner environment while letting data tell the story. See examples of pollution reduction and conservation investments that were spurred by water ...

NALMS Internship Opportunities

NALMS is accepting applications for three internship opportunities: NALMS JEDI Internship The intern will work with the NALMS Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Committee to support the process of completing a 5-year plan for NALMS to use in incorporating JEDI into all facets of the organization. To achieve this goal the intern will focus their efforts in these areas: Internal Assessment Outreach Internal Planning and Strategy Symposium Planning The intern will take the lead on assessing previously collected information, and possible collection of further data, to help define this plan. The intern will have an integral ...

Women In Science: Field-Based Learning Connects & Empowers Students from the Hudson to Greenland

Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program’s Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series! Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education. The field is the best teacher and 'classroom' for both educators and students providing a richness of questions and experiences. Together we will explore some key take-aways from local work with youth on the Hudson, as well as work we ...

Celebrate Black History Month 2022

February is Black History Month! This month is a time to appreciate the past (and current) contributions of the Black community, to not only our organization and those in the limnology/aquatic sciences, but to society. There are many reasons to celebrate the contributions made by Black entrepreneurs, politicians, activists, artists, and others during Black History Month, but since we are NALMS, we are focusing on those individuals who have contributed in the fields of limnology and aquatic science by highlighting their achievements. We will be using Black History Month as an opportunity to learn and reflect, as well as to celebrate and uplift Black ...

Women In Science: A Love Affair in STEM

Join DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program’s Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series! Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education. Learn how a Black woman's love of marine science blossomed into a holistic passion of STEM education, empowerment, and community elevation for New York City youth. From her 10+ year journey in informal education and community develop...

Women In Science: Demolishing Dams and Stereotypes!

Join DEC's Hudson River Estuary Program's Free Virtual Winter Speaker Series! Meet and learn from scientists, community leaders, and environmental educators who work at the intersection of research, education, and environmental and social justice. Engage in discussions about water quality research, dam removals, field-based learning, and overcoming barriers and challenges in the field of science and education. Dams are coming down and many women are leading the charge! Laura will focus on the steps to remove a dam and highlight some of the efforts of the many women who are making it happen. She will be describing the processes to removing a dam ...

CASS Panel Discussion

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) will host a panel discussion for leaders of the Consortium of Aquatic Science Societies (CASS) during our 2021 Annual Meeting.  Leaders of the nine societies will discuss and engage the audience on two focal topics:  1) building cross-society collaborations and 2) fostering diversity, inclusion, and equity.  All members of the nine societies are invited to join in for this exciting event.  Registration is required but complimentary. Register here! Check out the CASS website for more information about the consortium: https://aquaticsocieties.org/.

Webinar: The Nature Gap: Racial and Economic Disparities in the Outdoors

In most states, people of color and low-income communities are far less likely to have places to get outdoors near where they live. New data from the Center for American Progress and the Hispanic Access Foundation confirms what many have long suspected or known through experience: not everyone has equal access to nature’s benefits. The “nature gap” is real and it is wide. Nationwide, communities of color are three times more likely than mostly white ones to be deprived of nearby nature---in the Northeast, it’s nine times. These disparities are not a coincidence, but rather the result of a long history of environmental racism, from the ...

February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month! This month is a time to appreciate the past (and current) contributions of the Black community, to not only our organization and those in the limnology/aquatic sciences, but to society. There are many reasons to celebrate the contributions made by Black entrepreneurs, politicians, activists, artists, and others during Black History Month, but since we are NALMS, we are focusing on those individuals who have contributed in the fields of limnology and aquatic science by highlighting their achievements. We will be using Black History Month as an opportunity to learn and reflect, as well as to celebrate and uplift Black ...