What are the different forms that public
engagement with science can take, and the different goals each can help
fulfill? Martin Storksdieck of Oregon State University and Cat Stylinski of the
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science will share their
initial work on a typology of public engagement activities. This typology
includes examples of public engagement with science activities, especially
those with evaluations and empirical data. We are looking for input to improve
on this typology. Do its findings resonate with your experience? Do you agree
with its categorization of different activities, or would you suggest modifications?
This live (text-based) discussion will take place in a comment thread on
Trellis (see below for more information about this platform). If you would like to join the discussion,
please email firstname.lastname@example.org (even if you can't join during the live chat time period, feel free to add your
comments to the thread afterward).
AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) is in the development phases of launching an online platform for scientific communication called Trellis<trelliscience.com>. The AAAS Center for Public Engagement with Science is using the platform to foster an online community for public engagement professionals - scientists, those researching public engagement, and the practitioners who translate public engagement research to practice. The group, much like the platform as a whole, is in its beta phase; as the technical team at AAAS works out the kinks of the platform, we are experimenting with ways to foster community across the many fields and interests that work on public engagement with science.
We invite you to join the public engagement group on Trellis to participate in the conversation and share your ideas, thoughts, questions, and suggestions for the field of public engagement.
Communication Program Officer, Meetings and Public Engagement AAAS - American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Ms. Heather Holm, Author and Restoration Specialist, 20 minutes.
How to identify 5 families of native bees in landscapes, provide identification and life history information, nest site descriptions, especially in spring and fall. crops: apples, squash, blue berries, tomatoes
Dr. Karl Foord, Extension Educator Entomology, UMinnesota, 20 minutes.
How to conserve bees in the landscape. Favorite nectar and pollen hosts, what crops that they pollinate, time of activity, any other information on pollination services, and how to properly use insecticides. crops: apples, squash, blue berries, tomatoes
Dr. Dan Cariveau, Assistant Professor Ecology Bees, UMinnesota, 20 minutes.
In general what do we know about bee communities, how they coexist, are they in decline.
Dr. Vera Krischik, Associate Professor, Extension Specialist Entomology, UMinnesota, Moderator and Dr. Mary Meyer, Professor, Extension Specialist Horticulture, UMinnesota
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Heather Holm : Restoring
the Landscape with Native Plants
UM Krischik: Pollinator Conservation
Dr. Cariveau pdf: Global Pollinator Declines
Dr. Cariveau pdf: Plight of the Bees
Xerces Society: Pollinator Conservation
Dr Karl Foord: Pollinator Partnership Plant List
Dr Karl Foord: UC Davis IPM site
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