2022 CESU Network National Meeting

21-23 June 2022
Virutal Meeting

The 2022 CESU Network National Meeting brings together the CESU Network Council, the regional CESU Directors, and CESU partners from across the nation. This year's meeting will include discussions about increasing engagement with under-represented partners, cross-agency and international opportunities, outreach and communications, and data management; presentations about successful CESU projects conducted at multiple geographic scales; and programmatic needs and future strategic directions of the CESU Network.

Remote participation information will be distributed in advance of the meeting.

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Questions about the meeting? Contact the CESU Network National Office for details.

Times (ET)


Tuesday | June 21

1:00-5:00 PM ET

  • Welcome
  • CESU Showcase Round Robin: Brief Updates from the CESUs, #1 and #2
  • State of the Network
  • CESU Network Awards

Wednesday | June 22

1:00-5:00 PM ET

  • Urban Ecology -
    + Understanding and supporting partnerships at the landscape scale in urban and rural settings through stewardship mapping
  • Integrating Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science -
    + Plant harvests, fire, and traditional Indigenous resource management in National Parks: Toward a reconciliation of Western and Indigenous knowledge
  • Ecosystems and Public Health -
    + Is "One Health" a win-win?
    + One Health problems require collaborative solutions: Risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission between humans and animal
  • Climate Adaptation -
    + A framework for identifying and monitoring site vulnerabilities and establishing sustainability indices for earthen ruins in the arid West
  • Project Spotlights -
    + Trusting bodies of knowledge: A case study of deciding environmental cleanup in a U.S. West mining town
    + Strategic Conservation Assessment of Gulf Coast landscapes

Thursday | June 23

1:00-5:00 PM ET

  • CESU Network Program Evaluation and Characterization Update
  • Emerging Needs in Ecosystem Science
    (Interactive Group Activity - Breakouts and Group Report Out)
  • Concurrent Sessions #1
    + Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    + Science Translation
  • Concurrent Sessions #2
    + Partnering Across Networks
    + Rapid Response Framework
  • Reflections and Future Directions
    + CESU Council Remarks
    + CESU Directors Remarks