The Power of Listening, University of Florida's 7th annual Climate Communications Summit, Gainesville, FL (virtual), February 3, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Grizzly Corps, UC Berkeley, February 10, 2022.
Water, Drought, and Our Future, Castro Valley Library, February 12, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Amplify at UW College of the Environment (virtual), February 15, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (virtual), February 23, 2022.
Author meets critics: Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting (virtual), February 28, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Northwestern Scientific Association, Humboldt, CA, March 16, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, North Carolina State University (virtual), April 5, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, May 26, 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Universities Council on Water Resources Annual Meeting, Greenville, SC, June 2022.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication: Taking Relational Work Seriously in Practice, invited talk in "Science and Society: Science Communication Practice, Research, and Reflection" convened by Kristin Timm, Heidi Roop, Samuel Illingworth, and Suzanna Clark. American Geophysical Union (virtual), December 16, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, invited talk in "Sharing Their Science: Enabling Scientists to Engage Audiences" convened by Christine Shupla, Sanlyn Buxner, Evelyn Valdez-Ward, and Robert Nguyen Ulrich. American Geophysical Union (virtual), December 14, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, University of Arizona (virtual), December 7, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication. American Water Resources Association (virtual), November 17, 2021.
Integrating science communication and lived experience in policy efforts at the Salton Sea. Collaborative project with the UC Riverside Center for Health Disparities and Alianza-Coachella Valley. Workshops November 3 and 11, 2021 (virtual).
Talking about Climate Change with Producers. Train the Trainer Program for Oregon Agricultural Professionals, ORCAN (virtual), November 2, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Water Communication. Water Education Foundation Water Summit (virtual), October 28, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, with Evelyn Valdez-Ward, Sarah Myhre, and Mike Antos. Switzer Foundation (virtual), October 7, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Water Communication, UC Master Gardeners, El Dorado County (virtual), September 23, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Ohio State University Extension Educators (virtual), August 19, 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, Fire Exchange Network (virtual), August 2021.
In conversation with Cynthia Barnett, author of "The Sound of the Sea: Seashells and the Fate of the Oceans," Warwicks Books (virtual - recorded via Facebook Live), August 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, ComSciCon 2021 (virtual), August 2021.
Drought: The Everything Disaster, Pacific Institute and Circle of Blue event (virtual), August 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, University of Florida, Department of Neuroscience (virtual), August 2021.
Expanding Climate Change Writing, presentation for Art of Writing course at UC Berkeley (virtual), March 2021.
Getting to the Heart of Science Communication, invited talk at the Land and Water Summit (virtual), February 2021.
California Research and Extension with the Water Talk Podcast: Expertise, reflection, and best practices, AGU 2020 poster (virtual) with Mallika Nocco and Sam Sandoval.
Science Communication, presentation (virtual) for Grad Professional Development course at UC Merced, December 2020.
California Water, invited presentation for Global Water course at UC Berkeley (virtual), August 2020.
Climate and Science Communication, Climate, Atmosphere, and Ocean Dynamics invited seminar, Stanford University (virtual), May 2020.
Trauma-Aware Science Communication, invited talk, College of Charleston (virtual). April 2020.
Environmental Science and Policy Careers Panel, invited panelist, UC Center Sacramento (virtual). April 2020.
Working Together Toward Trauma-Aware Risk Communication, with Sarah Watson and Susanne Moser. Social Coast Forum, February 2020, Charleston, SC.
Well-being For All: Working With Emotion and Conflict in Service of Community, invited to union session U13B - Emotional Well-being and Career Stress in Earth Science. American Geophysical Union annual meeting, December 2019, San Francisco, CA.
Paleo to Policy: A Workshop to Build Bridges Between Paleoclimate Research and Decision Making, with Tessa Hill (speaker), Hannah Palmer, Peter Roopnarine, Kena Fox-Dobbs, Andrea Dutton, Lance Morgan, Anthony Rogers, Kim Cobb, Aradhna Tripati, WhitleySaumweber. American Geophysical Union annual meeting, December 2019, San Francisco, CA.
Opportunities & Challenges for Public Scholars, with Tessa Hill. Shaping the Conversation: Women in STEAM Communications Leadership Workshop, UC Davis, December 2019, Davis, CA.
Fire and water: Environmental crisis communication in the 21st century. University of Rhode Island (virtual), November 2019.
Humanities Careers in Science History, Policy, and Communication Career Professionalization Panel, UC Humanities Research Institute at UC Irvine (virtual), October 2019.
Advancing Climate Change Policy and Environmental Justice in California, workshop co-organizer with Clare Gupta, Wei-ting Chen, and Nina Ichikawa, October 2019, Half Moon Bay, CA.
Climate One at The Commonwealth Club: The Land of Dreams and Drought, with Mark Arax and Diana Marcum, July 2019, San Francisco.
Translating your science. Panel discussion and workshop, April 2019, UC Davis.
Conversing with Clientele about Climate Change, National Sustainability Summit & National Extension Energy Summit, April 2019, Tampa, FL.
Science communication and policy careers panel, UCR Science to Policy Program, March 2019, UC Riverside.
Paleo to policy workshop, February 2019, UC Davis - Bodega Marine Lab.
1) 21st science careers, 2) Fire, drought, and climate change: Science communication on emotional, contentious topics, and 3) Comfort with discomfort: Practicing relationship-centered science communication techniques, University of Utah, Society, Water, and Climate, October 2018, Salt Lake City, UT.
Research and Extension in Freshwater Science in the UCs and CSUs panel, 25th Annual Meeting of the California Aquatic Bioassessment Workgroup, October 2018, Davis, CA.
Cultivating strategic and intentional relationships for coproduction of actionable science (interactive session, co-organized with Sarah Reed, Wildlife Conservation Society), North American Congress for Conservation Biology, July 2018, Toronto, Ontario.
California's continuing water odyssey, UC Berkeley Journalism School, July 2018, Berkeley, CA.
1) Climate Communication in California Cooperative Extension and 2) Marshaling Your Inner Resources for Better Extension Practice, UC ANR Statewide Conference, April 2018, Ontario, CA.
From drought to deluge & (maybe) back again: California’s water odyssey, for the National Defense University, April 2018, Oakland, CA.
No one-size-fits-all: Finding *your* way of communicating climate change, Integrating Climate Change in California Cooperative Extension Programs, February 2018, Fresno, CA.
Comfort with discomfort: Relational skills in conservation efforts, Cal Naturalist Regional Rendezvous, Pepperwood Preserve, October 2017, Santa Rosa, CA.
Relational approaches to climate change communication in cooperative extension, Hawaiʻi Extension Climate Forum, University of Hawai'i, June 2017, Honolulu, HI.
Water: Ways of knowing, ways of being conference panelist, April 2017, Merced, CA.
From drought to deluge: California’s water odyssey, for the National Defense University, April 2017, Oakland, CA.
Relational approaches to social media in extension, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Water Strategic Initiative Conference, March 2017, Ontario, CA.
Climate change: From vulnerability to resilience, Southwest Extension Climate Change Workshop, University of Arizona, December 2016, Tucson, AZ.
Trauma in ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ natural disasters invites varied perspectives and responses, Disasters, extreme events, trauma, and resilience: Researchers and responders working together, University of California, Riverside, November 2016, Riverside, CA.
Uncertainty and experimentation with relational approaches to science engagement, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Geography Colloquium, October 2016, Chapel Hill, NC.
Relational approaches to science communication and engagement, Pathways to successful engagement in agricultural, natural resources, and food issues 2016, Davis, CA.
Comfort with discomfort: A relationship-centered approach to conservation communication, Society for Conservation Biology, North American Congress for Conservation Biology 2016, Madison, WI.
Climate change across the curriculum: Engaging academic disciplines in climate change education, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences 2016, Washington, DC.
A relational approach to environmental work, Religion and Ecology Summit 2016, California Institute for Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.
Teaching a relational approach to climate change: Working with people and conflict, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA.
From communication to engagement: Strategic relationship-building with social media (part of workshop on Communicating Research), Society for Range Management Annual Meeting 2015, Sacramento, CA.
Becoming a boundary spanner – mastering the path of the scientist change-maker (part of an Ignite session co-organized with Lori Hidinger, ASU: Boundary organizations: Bridging the gap between science and policy), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2014, Sacramento, CA.
Another kind of knowledge: Understanding how relationships drive science communication and policy (part of an Ignite session co-organized with M.V. Johnson, USDA: Demystifying science communication, policy, and decision-making: Experiences of scientist-practitioners), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
Engaging ecologists in public policy: Revisiting ESA recommendations (panelist), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
Exploring diverse career pathways in ecology workshop (panelist), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
Working with conflict: A missing piece of science communication and community engagement puzzle, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2012, Portland, OR.
The potential of mindfulness and other contemplative practices in community engagement, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2011, Austin, TX.
Sustainability and natural disasters: A spatial, process-based approach to reaching a sustainable coexistence with fire, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2006, Memphis, TN.
Linking pattern and process: The relationship between landscape metrics and freshwater communities. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2003, New Orleans, LA.
Linking pattern and process: The relationship between landscape metrics and freshwater communities. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2002, Tucson, AZ.