M.S. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science - M.S. Program Seminars

This week's seminar

UH Hilo Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science Research Seminar Series presents "Professionalism in Conservation and Environmental Science Careers", a panel on strategies for successful first impressions and ongoing workplace harmony. Thursday, September 23 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Panelists include Chauncey K P P L Asing, Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Coordinator, PCSU/RCUH, Division Of Forestry and Wildlife, Ulu Ching, Senior Program Manager Community-based Conservation, Conservation International Hawaiʻi, and Tara Holitzki, Manager of the Analytical Laboratory, UH Hilo. All are welcome! Seminars are now streamed on zoom https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/91974402937  Meeting ID: 919 7440 2937 Passcode: careerTCBES Research Seminar Series presents a panel on Professionalism in Conservation and Environmental Science Careers this Thursday, September 23 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM featuring panelists Chauncey K P P L Asing, Ulu Ching, and Tara Holitzki

For zoom link and more information, refer to the event page below

Fall 2021 Weekly Seminar Schedule

All seminars are held 3:00-4:00 PM unless stated otherwise

Date Speaker Title Affiliation
Aug 26 John Burns, PhD Personal Health in the Field of Conservation: Sourcing Grit & Courage [Closed section] UH Hilo, Marine Science
Sep 2 Noelani Puniwai, PhD Using Pono Science to Achieve an ʻĀina Momona UH Mānoa, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
Sep 91 Celia Bardwell-Jones, PhD
Margary Martin, PhD
Ethics of Diversity and Understanding Microaggressions in Conservation Fields UH Hilo
Sep 16 Panelists:
Shalan Crysdale
Megan Blazak
Colleen Cole
Moderator: Lisa Canale
Finding Funding: Grant Writing Strategies for Graduate Students, Researchers, & NGOs The Nature Conservancy
The Kohala Center
Three Mountain Alliance
UH Hilo, Office of Research
Sep 23 Panelists:
Ulu Ching
Tara Holitzki
Kalā Asing
Moderator: Lisa Canale
Professionalism in Conservation and Environmental Science Careers Conservation International- Hawaiʻi

Mauna Kea Forest Restoration Project
UH Hilo, Office of Research
Sep 30 Christopher Hawkins, PhD The Science of Stakeholders: The Human Dimensions of Conservation Planning and Quantitative Methods to Operationalize Them Sustainable Pacific Program, Lynker
Oct 7 Franny Kinslow Brewer Utilizing Social Psychology to Enhance Conservation Behavior Big Island Invasive Species Committee
Oct 14 Ulu Ching
Kehau Springer
Conservation Research using Indigenous Science Methods College of Tropical Agriculture & Human Resources, UH Mānoa
Oct 21 Katelyn M. Cooper, PhD
Maya J. Munstermann, PhD student
Students Who Analyze Their Own Data in a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Show Gains in Scientifc Identity and Emotional Ownership of Research School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University
Ecology and Evolution, Florida State University
Nov 4 Haunani Kane To Be Announced
Dec 2 José Cerca, PhD Genomics of the Galápagos Scalesia radiation Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Fall 2021 Seminars by Month

September 2021

October 2021

Past Seminars

Details of past seminars can be found in our Archived Seminars section


  1. Seminar will be held from 3:30-4:30 PM ↩︎