Completing and Using Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making: An Interdisciplinary Toolkit

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For the week 26 June 2017

Greetings OpenChannels Community Members,

Join us Tuesday, August 15 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT / 5pm UTC for a webinar on Completing and Using Ecosystem Service Assessment for Decision-Making: An Interdisciplinary Toolkit for Managers, presented by Susan Preston of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

This new toolkit contains key tools and resources for planning and undertaking an ecosystem services assessment and the analyses that contribute to such an assessment. It provides practical step-by-step advice on determining if an “ecosystem services” approach is needed in a given situation; completing a robust ecosystem service assessment; understanding what the results of such an assessment mean and what they do not mean; and incorporating ecosystem services analyses and considerations in a wide range of policy, decision, and management processes.

For more information and to register, please visit

Thank you for being a part of the OpenChannels Community,
-Allie Brown, Nick Wehner, and the rest of the OpenChannels Team

P.S.: We're taking next week off, so your next Weekly Update will be delivered on July 14.

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