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2015 CASIOPA Conference on Healthy Parks, Healthy People (HPHP) – Summary

Summary of the 2015 CASIOPA Conference on Healthy Parks, Healthy People On Wednesday May 6 & Thursday May 7 2015, the first organized HPHP conference was held at the University of Waterloo Federation Hall Conference Centre (the final agenda is here: 2015-casiopa-healthy-parks-and-healthy-people-agenda-28-4-15). Healthy Parks, Healthy People” is a research agenda but most importantly it is [...]
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2015 CASIOPA AGM on Managing for Ecological Connectivity – Summary

The 2015 CASIOPA Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday April 8 and Thursday April 9 at The University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville ON Our theme was Managing for Ecological Connectivity (download the final program in pdf: 2015-CASIOPA-AGM-97) We were pleased to have our special guests leading us on day [...]
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2014 Reflections on CASIOPA

At the end of 2014, it was time to review where CASIOPA’s message has been spread – mainly in Ontario of course, but we do have some worldwide reach via our members. In 2014, CASIOPA Chair Stephen Murphy did bring the message of CASIOPA to the world (and at no cost to our partners who [...]
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2014 CASIOPA & University of Waterloo ERS welcomes Parks Canada CEO Alan Latourelle

Alan Latourelle made a return visit with CASIOPA just before everyone decamped to the IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney AUS. As CEO of Parks Canada, Alan has been a strong advocate for research and community engagement through fora like CASIOPA and it was great to host him. Alan’s visit was part of a class [...]
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2014 CASIOPA AGM on Effective Environmental Monitoring

We held the 2014 CASIOPA Annual General Meeting April 10-11 at the University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville. With an attendance of 104 people (total) over the 2 days, it was one of the larger meetings yet.  The theme was “Effective Environmental Monitoring”. casiopa environmental monitoring conference ap 10-11 final Nigel [...]
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2013 CASIOPA AGM on Putting Conservation Science into Practice

Wednesday April 17, 2013 & Thursday April 18, 2013 saw over 100 people join us at the wonderful University of Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at Huntsville for the Annual General Meeting of CASIOPA.  We combined this with an excellent workshop as well! The theme was “Putting Conservation Science into Practice”. Chris Lemieux (of [...]
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2012 CASIOPA Supports the Sources of Knowledge Forum

In 2012, CASIOPA provided some leveraged funding and participated in their Forum on Climate Change climate_change_program_sok_2012. CASIOPA Chair Stephen Murphy presented on behalf of CASIOPA on the subject of Sustainability: Building Resilience to Climate Change.  murphy 2012 SOK Attending via CASIOPA’s committment to student involvement and networking were Kelly Moores and Hilary Roulston – then [...]
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2011 Plenary & Workshop on Blue+Green Resilience and Innovation

As a extra-special event, Dec 7 2011 saw us host three of the biggest names and brightest people in the domain of socio-ecological resilience. This event was co-sponsored by CASIOPA and the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute, Centre for Ecosystem Resilience & Adaptation, & the Department of Environment & Resource Studies. WI Workshop Circular 4 [...]
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2011 Announcement of Plenary & Workshop on Blue+Green Resilience and Innovation: “Innovations in Water Source Protection, Protected Areas, & Ecosystem Resilience”

Join Three of the World’s Leading Ecosystem Science/Design Experts on December 7th 2011: Keith Bowers. Former Chair of the Society for Ecological Restoration International & Founder and President of Biohabitats – conservation planning, ecological restoration and regenerative design firm. F. Stuart (Terry) Chapin III. Professor Emeritus of Ecology in the Department of Biology and Wildlife [...]
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2010 CASIOPA Workshop on Habitat Suitability Modelling

2010 CASIOPA Workshop: Habitat Suitability Modelling University of Waterloo & Via WebEx. February 18, 2010. The report is here: 2010 hsm report Habitat Suitability Modelling includes a wide-ranging suite of computational spatially implicit or explicit approaches designed for conservation.  In this Workshop, participants received an overview of the potential and pitfalls of modelling habitat for [...]
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2009 CASIOPA Research and Opportunities and Needs Fair in Ontario’s Parks and Protected Areas

On November 18, 2009, CASIOPA held a Research and Opportunities and Needs Fair in Ontario’s Parks and Protected Areas at the annual Latornell Symposium in Alliston, Ontario. 2009 casiopa latornell final Two dozen professionals in parks and protected areas research attended and over 100 people came and discussed how they could get involved in research in [...]
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