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Have you read a story or seen a photograph of an endangered species and something inside you became inspired to help? Are you a wildlife project leader or want to be one? Projects for Wildlife is a podcast dedicated to sharing stories from project leaders who are protecting wildlife and finding new ways to benefit humanity. Host, marine biologist, and entrepreneur, Alicia Amerson, interviews project leaders, provides on-air coaching, and solo episodes to show how you can take your big idea a ...
 
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One of my favorite topics in project management is stakeholder engagement. I love working with different stakeholders and finding ways to work together. There are 10 steps to engaging stakeholders effectively and a few checklist items that will help you streamline your engagement strategies. A stakeholder in a wildlife conservation project can ...…
 
Dr LoraKim Joyner is a wildlife veterinarian with 30 years working with avian species. She helps lead the efforts to protect the Scarlet Macaw Parrot in Honduras. Today we are going to talk about the current human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, and international trafficking. We are also going to talk about the amazing conservation success create ...…
 
Dr. Nathan Robinson is a sea turtle researcher and storyteller. He connects people to the ocean and it's wildlife through adventure and stories. He was the researcher who pulled the straw from the sea turtle's nose and its created a global ban on straws. Somewhere in the depths of the sea is the most famous turtle in the world - most likely nev ...…
 
This is the fifth and final episode in a project management series I set up to help leaders like you with the terminology and applications of project management for conservation research and projects. Project management is a lot like the scientific process is similar to… instead of having a hypothesis to test you have a set of objectives to acc ...…
 
This episode is dedicated to the implementation phase of the project management lifecycle. There are four phases to the lifecycle, initiation, planning, implementing, and closure. In the implementation phase it can be broken down into two sections 1. Execution. 2. Monitoring. For this episode I am going to focus on Monitoring - where in episode ...…
 
Mitch Silverstein is the Chapter Manager for the Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter. Mitch is a native Californian with a love for all things ocean, wave & beach-related. As an activist, he strives to raise awareness of how our everyday choices affect the ocean & planet, and advocates for sensible environmental policy at a local level. His ...…
 
“Project management”, then, is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. It has always been practiced informally, but began to emerge as a distinct profession in the mid-20th century. Project management processes fall into five groups and in this episode we focus on Phase ...…
 
Dr. Manuel Varela is a microbiology professor at Eastern New Mexico University located in the small ranch town of Portales, NM. He is the co-author of two books “The inventions and discoveries of the World Most famous scientists and “enter the world of microbiology: interviews of the world's most famous microbiologists.While in graduate school ...…
 
One of the reasons I launched the Projects for Wildlife podcast was specifically to discuss human-wildlife conflict, what it is, why it exists, and how we can coexist with wildlife. And most importantly how do we set up projects that will create benefits for humans and wildlife. With climate change, loss of habitat, the expanding human populati ...…
 
William Colaw and Cara Loeb the Founders Critter Facts a business that started as an app and is growing. Critter facts mission is to spread knowledge, create curiosity, inspire appreciation, and foster engagement for wildlife and our environment. They do this by promoting wildlife welfare and supporting conservation efforts. With an entrepreneu ...…
 
Joe Pietersen is a famous South African rugby player that is passionate about connecting people with rhino and painted dog conservation. He started Nkombe Rhino with partners to help rhinos and painted dogs, but also to give people a sustainable eco-tourism experience in the field. Through education and field work people from all over the world ...…
 
Dr. Emily Young is the executive director of The Nonprofit Institute. She has spent more than 20 years in various positions in philanthropy, as well as higher education. Prior to the University of San Diego, she served as vice president of community impact at The San Diego Foundation, where she was first hired to build its Environment Program i ...…
 
Dr. Greg Rouse is a professor of marine biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His lab focuses on Animal phylogeny, biodiversity and taxonomy, particularly annelids and echinoderms. He also studies the evolution of life history strategies in marine animals and the evolution of whalefall, hydrothermal vent and methane seep fauna. His la ...…
 
This episode is about the Planning phase of project management. I look at the lifecycle phase of project management to tackle the human-lion conflict issue. Recommendations inside of research stay inside the virtual space most of the time - we need to use these solutions to protect wildlife. In the following case study I review all of the these ...…
 
Tommy built a community of listeners and neighbors around shared experiences, current events, environmental matters, San Diego craft beers, favorite songs and movies, travel, traffic jams, family, and making ends meet. Since then, Tommy was able to utilize his connections with so many of his fellow San Diegans as part of his run for San Diego C ...…
 
Ashley Blacow-Draeger shares her love for the ocean and how it formed all her decisions in her career. Along the journey she had fun and achieved a lot for ocean conservation in California. This episode is full of advice, tips, and laughter when it comes to deep sea coral projects and multi-dimensional collaborations.…
 
Melissa Cristina Marquez is a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator with a BA (Hons) in Marine Ecology and Conservation degree from New College of Florida, USA and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington, NZ. She is a freelance environmental contributor, and founder of The Fins United Initiative (TFUI), a program ...…
 
Mike Veale is a southern California native who has worked extensively with Animals for the majority of his career. He launched Global Conservation Force to help protect wildlife and improve the livelihood of wildlife park rangers who risk their lives in the field. In 2014, after years of watching the populations of animals under his care rapidl ...…
 
Dr. Vanessa Pirotta is a Woman in STEM, science communicator, marine scientist and presenter. Her research is focused on cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) conservation. She loves sharing her research and engaging people with STEM. Vanessa’s most well-known research involves the use of emerging technologies such as drones for whale conserva ...…
 
Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business or organization. In this episode project management terminology and process are covered to help you ask the right questions to get the right answers so you can achieve project success. Project management affects revenues and liabilities, and it ultimately interac ...…
 
Dr. Sarah Peterson is a wildlife biologist who studies elephant seals. Her toxicology study revealed the depths of mercury in the ocean water column and how it relates to seal health. Her toxicology study revealed the depths of mercury in the ocean water column. In this episode we talk about elephant seals in depth from their morphology to thei ...…
 
This episode is dedicated to focusing on your goals - that’s right staying in your lane and doing what’s brining the most joy into your life. Last year I wanted to launch a podcast - yet every time I thought about one I did not know what to cover in an episode - it stopped me in my tracks. For the past four years most people that come to me for ...…
 
Aeon for Ocean was founded by Aeon, a 7-year-old from Minnesota, to empower his peers to protect the ocean and this beautiful planet. Aeon has been passionate about marine life since he was two years old, and he is an avid advocate for the ocean and its creatures. His love of the world’s oceans and his drive for conservation has inspired his pa ...…
 
One of my guests after the recording stopped had mentioned how heavy and hard this work can be. In fact over the past 19 years since my bachelor’s degree I’ve heard professors, managers, research colleagues, and friends talk about burnout in one aspect or another. And even if they did not exactly say exactly the word burnout I believe that is w ...…
 
Suzanne Asha Stone is a leader who protect wolves, and other wild dogs around the world. Working with ranchers she has seen non-lethal management of wolves work - this means that we do not have to kill predators that share ranch land with humans. She has seen ranchers as part of the solution to wolf conservation. In the U.S. wolves are consider ...…
 
Jennifer Leigh Warner is the CEO of Experience Wildlife As a young child she was obsessed with African Cats. She was not able to study them in person when she was younger - so she took the advice of a mentor and started locally with her camera. She leads the ethical wildlife photography committee for the North American Nature Photography Associ ...…
 
In this episode I talk about overcoming imposter syndrome - PLUS I've included a FREE hypnotherapy recording to accompany this episode. The four steps that can help you overcome the imposter syndrome are: Step 1. There's no such thing as overnight success Step 2. Fear can motivate Step 3. Don't compare yourself to others Step 4. The definition ...…
 
For more than 20 years, Dr. Naomi Rose has been a leader of domestic and international efforts to publicize and address the many problems associated with the capture and captivity of marine mammals for public display. In this episode we discuss the current status of marine mammals in captivity in the U.S. She shares how she worked with industry ...…
 
The excitement about doing something good in the world is the same passion that keeps conservationist going. We all feel the drive to join and lately we are seeing it in the news media as children actively step into their rights as heirs to our planet. Each year the number of concerned people grows larger! With all this positivity you might be ...…
 
Dr. Kerstin Bilgmann is interested in understanding the ecology of cetaceans, and how their dispersal and genetic connectivity relates to oceanographic features and prey availability. Her main research interests focuses on the interactions of dolphins with fisheries with an aim to minimize by-catch. Her research has a strong conservation focus ...…
 
Haley is passionate about protecting this planet and the species that live here. She helped raise over $4 million for nonprofit organizations through corporate partnerships, grants, individual donors, and fundraising events. She has a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation and a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Managemen ...…
 
Spring is just around the corner! What would your dream spring 2019 look like? Spring or fall bring with them schedule shifts that can impact you and your business. In fact why not take the business health check to focus your efforts for the rest of the year and especially over the next 30/60/90 days! Find out what's working and what's not work ...…
 
The recovery of the white shark population is a conservation success story for California, but shark sightings off population beaches pose new conservation challenges and education needs. www.csulb.edu/sharklab All social media links: @CSULBsharklab How can humans become more predator savvy? Answer this question in the Projects For Wildlife Fac ...…
 
Sabine is a global goodwill ambassador, founder of the Sea Turtle Conservation Curacao organization. In this episode she shares the importance of social media in our environmental and wildlife campaigns. Her unique background in psychology brings hope to sea turtle conservation from a different perspective. She proves that all voices are unique ...…
 
www.ProjectsForWildlife.com The Know, Like, Trust factor in online communities is really important. You adore your research and create amazing content for your community. You know the material and how to create messages that people want to read. But perhaps all this work really isn’t gaining the traction your desire in growing your online commu ...…
 
Dr. Jennifer Lavers goes to the most remote islands in the world to find plastics to figure out how this impacts wildlife and humans. She is a marine eco-toxicologist with expertise in tropical and temperate seabird ecology, plastic pollution (marine debris), invasive species management, and fisheries by-catch. She supervises a large number of ...…
 
Join Thomas, wildlife photographer & guide, as he talks about The mastering your exposure for winter wildlife photography. Enjoy other segments including Tuesday's News, the Informative Random Fact of the Week, and the continuation of the fan favorite: loved researched, tested, and PhotoCast approved Gear Of The Week.…
 
Do you struggle with coming up with the perfect wildlife campaign message? The creativity monster in your head pops up and says … oh no you don’t you’re a scientist you only think analytically there is NO WAY you’re creative enough to come up with a marketing slogan…. Nope, it’s not going to happen - by the way you were “trained to think analyt ...…
 
Join Thomas, wildlife photographer & guide, as he talks about The Dark Side of Wildlife Photography. Enjoy other segments including Tuesday's News, the Informative Random Fact of the Week, and the continuation of the fan favorite: loved researched, tested, and PhotoCast approved Gear Of The Week.By Thomas | www.alotechgear.com.
 
Eric shares how his research is making huge impacts for dolphins and manatees in Belize. And how his drone work has provided new opportunities to learn more about behavior. His curiosity about this flying technology is being applied around the world and for more studies. As he finishes up his PhD he shares how social media is contributing to hi ...…
 
The best 8 productivity apps for ALL environmental leaders to make a greater impact this year. Forest Done Grace Space Hypnosis Workflowy Meet Edgar Bear Trello Overcast Links found at www.projectsforwildlife.com/episode004By Projects For Wildlife.
 
Join Thomas, wildlife photographer & guide, as he talks about tips to instantly improve your photos. Enjoy other segments including Tuesday's News, the Informative Random Fact of the Week, and the continuation of the fan favorite: loved researched, tested, and PhotoCast approved Gear Of The Week.By Thomas C.
 
Gena Bentall, founder of Sea Otter Savvy shares how she created a sticker to put on kayaks that help remind people how to watch sea otters safely and respectfully. Her idea to collaborate with people to protect sea otters grew from hosting a meeting to an entire conference to protect wildlife in California. She shares her helpful tips for makin ...…
 
Join Thomas, wildlife photographer & guide, as he talks about the ultimate post processing workflow for wildlife photographers. Enjoy other segment including Tuesday's News, the Informative Random Fact of the Week, and the continuation of the fan favorite: loved researched, tested, and PhotoCast approved Gear Of The Week.…
 
Grow your impact in 2019 with these six environmental leadership traits. The six traits environmental leaders need to invest in this year are: Be magnetic Build trust Intuition Communication Expertise Delegate For more show notes go to www.projectsforwildlife.com Click the work with me tab if you are ready to start your leadership game plan for ...…
 
Malte Niebelschetz is the founder of Shore Buddies, an innovative conservation focused small business that is turning ocean plastic pollution into marine wildlife stuffed animals for all ages. Shore Buddies are stuffed animals made from recycled plastic bottles. It takes 6x plastic bottles to make one of the 12" stuffed animals and 2x plastic b ...…
 
Welcome to Projects for Wildlife a podcast where you will hear from project leaders from around the world who are launching their big ideas to protect wildlife and benefit humanity. From big idea to failure to success it’s experiences like these stay with us forever and form who we are. This podcast created a space to make sharing these experie ...…
 
Join Thomas, wildlife photographer & guide, as he talks about his tested three key elements to guarantee a successful trip when photographing Alaskan Moose. New segments were launched in this episode including Tuesday's Timely News, the Informative Random Fact of the Week, and the continuation of the fan favorite: loved researched, tested, and ...…
 
Do you walk into the field with no plan? Listen to Thomas, wildlife & nature photographer as he walks you through his experience photographing Mountain Goats from over 14,000 feet high in Colorado. Learn about the optimal duration of time to spend in the field, why scouting is so important, as well as why it is crucial to have a plan in episode ...…
 
I am in the field guiding and unable to record a full episode. We will return next Tuesday.
 
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