Creating Sustainable Environmental Behaviors

Melinda Kernik Anoka April 03, 2011 10:24 PM
Hello, I am an intern for the Freshwater Society, a nonprofit dedicated to the conservation, protection and restoration of freshwater resources in Minnesota. We are currently …

Promoting Community Watershed Awareness

Marc Sugars San Rafael March 01, 2011 04:36 PM
Hello, I am working on a proposal that will include a number of options for a watershed council to consider implementing that will help make the community more aware of the wat…

Conducting Surveys on Stream Restoration

Karen Morrison Orangeville February 16, 2011 09:21 AM
I will be conducting interviews (phone and in person) with landowners who own the stream that is in need of major restoration work. We want to engage the private landowner to get …

Use of Newsletters to Promote Environmental Political Action: An Experimental Analysis

Schroeder, S., Hovell, M., Kolody, B., & Elder, J. (2004). Use of newsletters to promote environmental political action: An experimental analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37(3), 427-429.
The managers of beach businesses were randomly assigned to receive no intervention or two newsletters per week for 6 weeks that presented economic consequences of damage to coasta…

Environmentally Friendly Behavior: Can Heterogeneity Among Individuals and Contexts/Environments be Harvested for Improved Sustainable Management?

Dolnicar, S., & Grün, B. (2009). Environmentally friendly behavior: Can heterogeneity among individuals and contexts/environments be harvested for improved sustainable management?. Environment and Behavior, 41(5), 693-714.
The study of behavior with environmental consequences (recycling, water conservation, etc.) has received significant attention from social scientists over the past few decades. Ho…

Using Theory to Understand Public Support for Collective Actions that Impact the Environment: Alleviating Water Supply Problems in a Nonarid Biome

Routhe, A., Jones, R., & Feldman, D. (2005). Using theory to understand public support for collective actions that impact the environment: Alleviating water supply problems in a nonarid biome. Social Science Quarterly, 86(4), 874-897. doi:10.1111/j.0038-4941.2005.00361.x.
Objectives: There is increasing public debate over how to meet future water supply needs in historically water-abundant areas such as the American southeast. Citizens, policymaker…

Seminar: Streambanks and Beyond

Chloe Waretini Auckland June 29, 2010 04:59 PM
Project Twin Streams is an award-winning urban sustainability and stormwater project. The project is restoring 56 kms of stream banks in Waitakere City, Auckland using an inte…

RFQ -- Letter of Interest

Eric Williams Concord June 16, 2010 02:26 PM
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services seeks letters of interest from consultants qualified to perform social science research and to design behavior change progra…

Success Stories for New Book: McKenzie-Mohr, Lee, Schultz, Kotler

Nancy Lee Mercer Island January 15, 2010 04:39 PM
For a new book anticipated to be published this year (WHAT WORKS: Social Marketing Strategies to Protect the Environment: Doug McKenzie-Mohr, Nancy Lee, Wes Schultz, Philip Kotler…

Capacity Building for Watershed Stewardship Groups

Alina Siegfried Wellington November 30, 2009 11:17 AM
I am in the process of developing a program for watershed stewardship groups within the province of Saskatchewan to build their capacity to effectively manage water resources. I w…

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