Climate Change Communication-A New Approach

Join us in learning about strategic framing- a research-based approach to communication that engages audiences in thinking productively about how they can participate in creating or supporting solutions to climate change.

This workshop will:

Introduce participants to the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI)- a community of colleagues who share an interest in stimulating dialog about how we can all participate in addressing issues of ocean and climate change,

Introduce participants to the elements of strategic framing such as tone, values, explanatory metaphors, and solutions. Provide an opportunity for participants to practice applying what they learn,

Increase participants’ confidence in their ability to overcome barriers to interpreting climate change issues.

Target Audiences: informal science educators, communications staff, scientists, and other interested parties.

About the National Network for Ocean and Climate Change Interpretation (NNOCCI)

NNOCCI is a collaborative effort led by the New England Aquarium with the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the FrameWorks Institute, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Monterey Bay Aquarium, the New Knowledge Organization in partnership with Pennsylvania State University and the Ohio’s Center for Science and Industry. With support from the NSF Climate Change Education Partnership program, NNOCCI’s goal is to establish a national network of professionals who are skilled in communicating climate science to the American public.

 

Price: $0.00

Date: 12/14/2016

Address:
Waquoit Bay Reserve
131 Waquoit Highway/Route 28
Waquoit, MA
02536 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Shore to Shore Hike - Adult Walking Club

Experience an exhilarating hike from the shores of Nantucket Sound to a secluded beach on Waquoit Bay. This moderate 4 + mile walk takes us along sheltered woodland trails and fire roads with pine/ oak forest, salt marsh and dune habitats.  The route is mostly flat with some boardwalks and areas of soft sand. Highlights include views of Martha’s Vineyard and Washburn Islands and abundant evergreens contrasting with the winter landscape. Possible sightings include snowy owls.

Please park at Mashpee Town Beach, at South Cape Beach State Park, end of Great Oak Road, Mashpee. Wear sturdy footwear and bring drinking water. Extreme weather or unsafe conditions cancels.

Contact Nancy Church 508-457-0495 ext.125. or e-mail    nancy.church@state.ma.us         Cancellation information the day of please call  508-866-2580 Ext 165

 

Price: $0.00

Date: 01/22/2017

Address:
South Cape Beach State Park
Great Neck Road South
Mashpee, MA
02649
USA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

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