In this episode of On My Coast, we’re joined by Beth Lenz (Assistant Director for Diversity and Community Engagement at Hawaii Sea Grant), Keith Ellenbogen (Associate Professor of Photography at SUNY the Fashion Institute of Technology & Visiting Artist at MIT Sea Grant), and Syma Ebbin (Research Coordinator at Connecticut Sea Grant & Associate Professor in Residence at the University of Connecticut) for a roundtable-style conversation about art and science. Portions of this live conversation have been edited for clarity.
In this episode of On My Coast, we connect with a Traditional Knowledge holder who shares their experiences and discusses how they share their knowledge.Tune in for an in-depth conversation with Sabra Marie TallChief Comet (Coastal Training Program Coordinator, South Slough Reserve).Traditional Ecological Knowledge is a knowledge system or worldview of human-environment relations that incorporates spirituality, cultural values, ethics, and the basic norms of society, and is passed down through generations, often through oral tradition. Local knowledge reflects the observations and experiences of people living in a region who may be, but are not necessarily, indigenous. Together, Traditional and Local Ecological Knowledge are pragmatic, holistic, and often emphasize interconnectedness between people and nature.
In this episode of On My Coast, we connect with former Sea Grant Knauss Fellows and discuss their experiences as fellows, where they are now, and some advice for prospective fellows. Tune in for conversations with Jordan Rutland (Analyst II: ESA/MMPA Support Services, Ocean Associates, Inc.), Jim LaChance (Aquaculture Projects Coordinator, Maryland Sea Grant), and Maddie Kennedy (Student Opportunities Manager, NOAA Sea Grant).
In this episode of On My Coast, we share how governments, researchers, nonprofits and community members have come together to tackle the unique challenges islands face. Tune in for conversations with Joshua Tenorio (Lt. Governor of Guam), Austin Shelton (Assistant Professor at the University of Guam and Director of Guam Sea Grant), Sunny Rice (Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Agent), and Shelly Krueger (Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent).