Category Archives: Workshops

2017 CASIOPA NEPOSS Big Box Greenspaces Workshop

This was quite the workshop!  We had four terrific speakers/panelists and a capacity crowd of over 150 people on March 1. The topic was quite appealing to wide audience. This workshop was designed to discuss visitor management impacted by many multitudes of visitors, especially in urban areas.  Rather like a Big Box store. This was [...]
Also posted in Recreation and Human Dimension, Social Science |

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 [...]
Also posted in Announcements, Conservation, Ecological Integrity, Ecosystems Research, Human Ecology, Management, Planning, Policy, Recreation and Human Dimension, Research & Analysis, Social Science, Social and Economic Benefits |

2013 CASIOPA Workshop on Transforming Visitor Management

CASIOPA 2013 Workshop Summary Transforming Visitor Management – Improving the Understanding of Protected Area Clientele with Declining Resources January 31 & February 1 2013- Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport Hotel 140 people gathered in Toronto for a high profile event on visitor management. Thanks to OMNR’s Will Wistowsky and Adam Gryck, we had a spellbinding group [...]
Also posted in Human Ecology, Planning, Recreation and Human Dimension, Social Science, Social and Economic Benefits |

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 [...]
Also posted in Announcements, Climate Change, Ecological Integrity, Management, Planning, Policy, Southern Ontario |

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 [...]
Also posted in Announcements, Conservation, Disturbance, Ecological Integrity, Ecosystems Research, Land Use, Research & Analysis |

2011 CASIOPA Workshop in Modeling Landscape-level Ecological Restoration

Workshop in Modeling Landscape-level Ecological Restoration February 23-25, 2011 – Ontario Service Centre – Ottawa, Ontario CASIOPA partnered with Parks Canada to run a special, technical workshop run by ApexRMS’ Colin Daniel. The workshop focused on The  Vegetation Dynamics Development Tool (VDDT).  This is used to assist land managers in predicting how vegetation may change [...]
Also posted in Landscape, Management, Restoration |

2010 CASIOPA Workshop on Economic Valuation of Protected Areas

CASIOPA Workshop on Economic Valuation of Protected Areas Friday March 26 2010 at OMNR HQ in Peterborough ON Following up from the 2009 CASIOPA webinar on general Human Dimensions, this workshop focused on the various techniques that have been used to yield economic valuations for natural or protected areas.  Will WIstowsky of OMNR was the [...]
Also posted in Planning, Publications, Publications from Partnerships, Recreation and Human Dimension, Social Science, Social and Economic Benefits, State of the Art Workshop Publications |

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 [...]
Also posted in Announcements, Conservation, Disturbance, Ecological Integrity, Ecosystems Research, Fisheries / Fish, Forest and Wildlife, Herptiles, Land Use, Landscape, Management, Monitoring, Northern Parks, Publications, Publications from Partnerships, Research & Analysis, Restoration, Species and Ecosystems at Risk, State of the Art Workshop Publications |

2009 State of the Science on Human Dimensions in Protected Areas WEBINAR

This was held March 30 2009 as a Webinar 02-CASIOPA-HD-Agenda Presentations: The Human Dimensions of Ecological Integrity in Parks Canada Brian Hutchinson, Parks Canada The Panel on the Ecological Integrity of Canada’s National Parks: Nine Years Later Paul Wilkinson, York University Human Dimensions of Protected Areas Research Needs Bob Payne, Lakehead University Applying Social Marketing [...]
Also posted in Recreation and Human Dimension |

2009 State of Science on Deer Management in Protected Areas Workshop

Kingston Ontario was the site of  a March 23 workshop and a March 24 field trip to St. Lawrence Islands National Park. The topic is one controversial even for professional scientists: are deer hyperabundant, are they having measurable ecological impacts, and, if so, how should we management them as humanely and effectively as possible? CASIOPA [...]
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