Knowledge for effective conservation includes knowledge about organisms, knowledge about the environment and knowledge about humans. In this broadcast, we will more clearly define this human aspect, which includes the application of social psychology, economics, political science, - communications and more. In part one of the session, the presenters will introduce the theory and practical application of this social aspect to our conservation work. We will also introduce you to the recently created Branch of Human Dimensions at the Natural Resource Program Center. Part two - is an interactive round table discussion, with the host and viewers asking the panel specific questions about their experience linking the human dimension with conservation. - - Objectives: Upon completion of this series, you will be able to: - · Define the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation; - · Identify examples of the application of the Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation in the US Fish and Wildlife Service; and - · Locate Human Dimensions of Natural Resources Conservation resources for use in further research and application.
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