GWS2015: Archive of PowerPoint presentations

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Below you will find PDF versions of some of the PowerPoint presentations that were made at GWS2015.

Comparing sea level rise and storm surge modeling methods for Northeast coastal National Parks • Amanda Babson, Michael Bradley, and Maria Caffrey

The Potential of Using Landscape Conservation Cooperatives to Implement the Vision of Revisiting Leopold • Amamda Babson et al.

The Role of Universities in Protected Area Management • Jim Barborak

The Role of Community Outreach and Interpretive Actions in Protecting Historic Park Resources •  Mario Battaglia, Casey Campetti, Maija Glasier-Lawson, Hilary Miller, and  Stephanie Sullivan

Applications of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) to Wildlife Research and Management • David M. Bird

Rocky Mountain National Park & Our Sister Park Relationships • Ben Bobowski

The Challenge of Recovering Endangered Mountain Yellow-legged Frogs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks • Danny Boiano

Urban Biodiversity & People: Connecting City Dwellers to Nature in the City • Peter Brastow

An Assessment of Stormwater Improvement Opportunities at Santa Monica Mountains NRA (SAMO) • Christy Brigham and Felicia Federico

Advocating for Natural Resources in the Heat of Incident Management • Karl Brown and Richard Schwab

The University of Florida Unmanned Aircraft Systems Research Program:Lessons Learned and an Update on Selected Natural Resources Applications • Matthew A. Burgess, R.R. Carthy, B.E. Wilkinson, T.J. Whitley, T.S. Ward, J.G. DiRodio, P.C. Frederick, P.G. Ifju, S.E. Smith, A.H. Abd-Elrahman, and H.F. Percival

BioBlitz: Engaging the the Public through Community Science • Nancy Caplan, Alison Forrestel, Michelle O’Herron

An Overview of Salmon Recovery in the Elwha River Following Dam Removal • Pat Crain

5 Qualities and Beyond: Integrating Wilderness Character in the National Park Service • Erin Drake, Chris Holbeck, Brenda Todd, Christina Miller, and Tim Devine

The IUCN WCPA Protected Area Capacity Development Initiative • Ernesto Enkerlin Hoeflich

The Big Picture: Mercury in the National Parks and the Dragonfly Mercury Project • Colleen Flanagan Pritz

Reintroduction of Bighorn Sheep to the Great Western Divide • Daniel Gammons, Alex Few, and Tom Stephenson

TURTLE T.H.i.S. (Teens Helping in the Seashore): A Citizen Science Project • Amber Giove, Matt McGregor, Beckie Mims, Mark Nicholas, Tom Stanley, Susan Teel, and Jeremy White

Ecosystem Carbon to Reduce Climate Change • Patrick Gonzalez

Eradication of Nonnative Trout and the Response of Threatened Bull Trout at Crater Lake National Park: Extending Conservation Across Park Boundaries to a Watershed Scale • David K. Hering and Mark W. Buktenica

Enhanced Florida Bay Protection and Experiences—How Active Stakeholder Participation Secured the New Vision • Fred Herling

NPS Benefits Sharing • Ann Hitchcock, John Dennis, Linda Drees, and Carla Mattix

Inspiring a New Generation: Its Future Legacy • Elaine Hsiao

World Parks Congress: Empowering Inspired Young People • Elaine Hsiao

A novel application of GPS and sensor data exploring micro-level site displacement among Yosemite Wilderness visitors • Susie Irizarry and Troy Hall

World Heritage, Wilderness and Large LandscapesTowards IUCN Thematic Guidance • Cyril Kormos

IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawai'i 2016 • Melia Lane-Kamahele

Competing Demands: Managing Cultural, Natural, Recreation and Historic Resources in Fort Ward Park • Elisabeth Lardner and Laura Durham

Sustainable Transportation in the National Parks • Steven Lawson

History of Geology and Geologic Resource Management in the U.S. National Parks • Ken Mabery

Yosemite Valley—Experiencing a Naturally Cultural Landscape • Linda Mazzu, Kevin McCardle, Sue Beatty, Garrett Dickman, Gus Smith

From Sister Parks to Family Parks: Exploring New Concepts to Network Common Themes • Herb Meyer

Applied Climate Change Science Supporting National Park Management in the US Northern Rockies and Appalachians • Bill Monahan

Communities of Practice Beyond our Borders: Building an International Program at Yosemite National Park • Don L. Neubacher et al.

Development of Shale Oil and Gas Through High Volume Hydraulic Fracturing: Scale, Scope, and Concerns • Lisa Norby

Mexico Sister Parks • Jonathan Putnam

Sharing Lessons Learned NPS Sister Park Relationships • Jonathan Putnam

Sister Park Relationships – Moving Beyond Park to Park • Jonathan Putnam

Merging Economic Reality with Park Stewardship: Learning from the Presidio and Other Models • John Reynolds

Wilderness Air Tour Noise Assessment Framework • Judy Rocchio, Megan McKenna, Brent Lignell, Amanda Rapoza, Cyndy Lee, Vicki Ward

Redwood Creek Restoration at Muir Beach, 2009-2014 • Carolyn Shoulders

Integrating visitor use management and commercial services • Jennifer Stein

Tri-CED Community Recycling and Masonic Homes of California • David Stronck

Engaging on Climate Change • Charisse Sydoriak

Climate change adaptation in a fire-adapted landscape in the Southern Sierra Nevada • Charisse Sydoriak & Koren Nydick

“Climate-smart” Resources Stewardship Strategy (RSS)? Yes we can • Charisse Sydoriak and Koren Nydick

The Impacts of Mountain Biking on Wildlife and People — A Review of the Literature • Michael J. Vandeman

Planning for a System of Protected Areas in the Capital Regional District of British Columbia • Jeff Ward

The Complex Case of Colorado’s Cutthroat Trout in Rocky Mountain National Park • Mary Kay Watry

Achieving Regional Metropolitan Area Nature Conservation: Ingredients for Success • Lynn Wilson

Engaging People through Climate Change Science and Adaptation in Alaska • Robert Winfree, Bud Rice and John Morris

The complex future of parks: effects of climate change on invasive species in protected ecosystems • Daniel E. Winkler, Michael L. Goulden, Gaku Kudo, Lara M. Kueppers, and Travis E. Huxman