Voices from the land: New Englanders’ perspectives on the future of their landscape
Wednesday September 13, 2017 10am Eastern Daylight Time
Featured Presentation by Marissa McBride (Harvard Forest, Imperial College London)
From 2016 to 2017, Dr. McBride spearheaded qualitative analyses of interviews conducted with New Englanders about their perspectives on the future of land use in the region, as a postdoctoral research associate in Jonathan Thompson’s lab at Harvard Forest.
Tune in to find out what concerns are shared across New England, and to hear about regional and sectoral differences in land use concerns and perspectives across New England.
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10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:05 Concise Overview of S3 RCN Future Scenarios Project
- Status of reports, products, next steps & applications of working group efforts
- How S3 RCN products will be released and applied
10: 20 Featured Presentation
TITLE: Voices from the Land: New Englanders’ perspectives on the future of their landscape
SUMMARY: Insights from a qualitative analysis of interviews conducted with New Englanders regarding current challenges and opportunities related to achieving sustainable land use in New England
PRESENTED BY: Marissa McBride (Harvard Forest, Imperial College London)
10:45 Q&A and Discussion
10:55 Wrap-up and Announcements: Tune in for Webinar #2 on November 2, 2017 at 2pm
Topic: A detailed look at the modeling and mapping of the four scenarios
Presenters: Josh Plisinski and Jonathan Thompson (Harvard Forest)
The New England Landscape Futures Project is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Highstead Foundation, and Harvard Forest.
For more information, view the project website: s3rcn.org