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Thursday November 10, 2011
Brown Bag: Lessons Learned from not Knowing Enough: Culture, Conservation, and Communication in Suriname with Charissa Jones (AUNE EE MS Candidate) and Lessons Learned from Social Research with National Conservation Practitioners in East Africa with Kayla Cranston (AUNE ES PhD Candidate)
Thursday November 3, 2011
Presentation and Tree Planting: The Legacy of Dr. Wangari Maathai with film maker Lisa Merton
Thursday October 13, 2011
Brown Bag: Conservation, Community, and Education in Costa Rica: The Work of CIRENAS with Caroline Grew and Tucker Szymkowicz
Thursday September 29, 2011
Brown Bag: Cat Conservation in the Tropics with Amber Kleiman and Erica Hermsen (AUNE ES MS Candidates)
Thursday April 7, 2011
Brown Bag: Traveling with Purpose: The Potentials and Pitfalls of Tourism with Erica Hermsen (AUNE ES MS Candidate)
Thursday March 10, 2011 Brown Bag: Geology, Human Ecology, and Conservation in Nicaragua with Rachel K. Thiet, PhD (Core Faculty at AUNE)
Thursday February 17, 2011
Brown Bag: Improving Clean Water Conservation in Ethiopia Using ArcGIS Server Technology with Apollinaire William (AUNE ES PhD Candidate)


Thursday October 21, 2010 
Brown Bag: Tropical Dendrology in Costa Rica with Robin Martino (AUNE ES PhD Candidate)
Thursday October 7, 2010
Brown Bag: Preliminary Patterns and Trends of Protected Area Downgrading, Downsizing, and Degazettement (PADDD) in Africa with McArd Mlotha
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Brownbag: Local Environmental Knowledge and Community Development: Ruminations from Field Work
with Claudia Ford (AUNE ES PhD Candidate)
Friday, April 9, 2010
Brownbag: Coral Reef Monitoring on Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands:   Scientific Research, Cultural Awareness, and Environmental Conservation
with Dr. Karen Cangialosi (Keene State College biology professor)
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Thursday, April 15, 2010
Brownbag: Sustainability in the Land of the Maya: Insights from the Spring 2010 Field Study Trip to the Yucatán Peninsula
with Tania Schusler, PhD. (AUNE Environmental Studies Core faculty)
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Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 
Brownbag: Conducting Practica and Theses in International Locations: Lessons Learned (Panel Discussion)
with James Burke, Phillip Howard, and Sarah Stoner-Duncan.
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Thursday, Dec 3, 2009 
Brownbag: Mexico: Conservation Strategies in a Megadiverse Country
with Robin Martino, ES PhD Candidate
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Thursday, April 23, 2009 
Brownbag: Anne Viets (from SIT): Discussion on what NGOs wants from prospective employees
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Thursday, April 16, 2009 
Brownbag:Planning meeting for Fall 2009 CTEC symposium
Location: Sci Lab 1
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Thursday, April 2, 2009 
Brownbag: How to do Thesis Research: Lessons Learned During the Thesis Process, A Panel Discussion
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February 27, 2009 
Brownbag: Moving towards community conservation initiatives in Loita Naimina- Enkiyio Forest in Narok District Kenya
Speaker: Dennis Ole Sonkoi
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Dec. 11th, 2008 
Brownbag: Environmental Education in Belize- Two Decades of Reaching Out to Belizeans.
Speaker: Amy Bodwel
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Dec. 5th, 2008 
PhD-CTEC Evening
Faculty, Staff, MS and PhD students
Dec. 5th, 2008 
PhD Weekend Speaker: The Wildebeest, Keystone Species That Was
Speaker: Dr. Richard Estes
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Nov. 21st, 2008 
Model Community-based Human-elephant Conflict Mitigation
Speaker: Sulaiman bin Ismail
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Nov. 20th, 2008 
Brownbag: Conservation at the wildlife-livestock-human interface: Assessing the socioeconomic impacts of zoonotic disease and water scarcity on the livelihoods of pastoral and agropastoral communities in the Ruaha Landscape, Tanzania.
Speaker: Michel Masozera
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Oct. 9th, 2008 
Brownbag: Design of a monitoring program for assessing the impact of ICDPs (Integrated Conservation and Development Projects)
Speaker: Dennis Baabasa
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Sept. 25th, 2008 
Multiple applications to solving environmental problems and planning ecological restoration projects in Rwanda
Speaker: McArd Joseph Mlotha.
Sept 18th, 2008 
CTEC Meeting
Welcome New Members/Students
May 1, 2008, 11:30 ; 12:30PM
The Impact of Climate Change on Human Migration in Upper West Region of Ghana: The Case of Peasant Farmers in Nadowli District
Speaker: John Bosco
Mar 31 – April 4, 2008
Regional Training Workshop for Conservation Science Education in the Albertine Rift at the National University of Rwanda
April 3, 2008
Of War and Whales: A Personal Journey from Nicaragua to Nova Scotia and Beyond
Speakers: John Crockett
Feb 21, 2008
Sea Turtles and the Tropics:
Leveraging the New England Connection through Bi-directional Education and Communication

Speaker: Jill Rolph
January 31, 2008
Students working in Borneo:
How CTEC students contribute to conservation in Malaysia

Speakers: Jason Estes and Bill O’Neil


December 6, 2007
Agriculture & the Maya: Issues of Conservation and Sustainability in the Working Landscapes of Southern Belize
Speakers: Christine Armiger & Morey Burnham
November 15, 2007
Thinking Logistically: The Process of Getting & Keeping Your Research Going, Experiences from Rwanda
Speaker: Nicole Gross-Camp
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November 3, 2007
Coastal Connections symposium
October 11, 2007
Application of International Laws & Regulations in Great Ape Conservation: A Case Study of a Chimpanzee Sanctuary in West Africa
Speaker: Lindsay Hamrick
April 20, 2007
Brown Bag SpeakerHelena Halperin, AuthorI Laugh So I Won’t Cry: Kenya’s Women Tell the Stories of Their Lives
April 5, 2007
Brown Bag SpeakerCTEC student Jessica MathonWill discuss her recent thesis research in Akagera National Park, Rwanda
March 2, 2007
Doctoral SpeakerThoric Cederstrom:
Food Security, Sustainable Agriculture, Global Health, and Nutrition
February 23, 2007
Birdsong and Coffee:
A Wake-Up Call Documentary, Dinner and Discussion
February 1, 2007
Student Community Meeting followed by Christa Zacharias’ presentation:
Blue Monkeys in Kakamega Forest, Kenya


November 16, 2006
Brown Bag Lunch:
The PeasantEcological Vision of Toj Tzo Tze Li Maya in Chiapas, Southern Mexico
October 28, 2006
Banking on Biodiversity: The Ecological and Socio-Economic Dimensions of Sustainable Agriculture
September 28, 2006
Brown Bag Lunch:
Gorilla Conservation in Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, Uganda
with Samson Werikhe
May 11, 2006
Lecture by Jeff Brown
Conservation of the Western Black Crested Gibbon (Nomascus concolor) through tourism development in the Nam Ha National Protected Area, Lao PDR
April 6, 2006
Lecture by Nora Velazquez on Biodiesel (376K pdf)
March 31, 2006
Lecture by Florence Reed
Planting Inspirations: From New England to Central America
February 20, 2006
Lecture by Troy Hansel
Conservation in South East Asia
February 2006
Favela Rising film reshowing
January 2006
Distance Sampling Workshop


November 2005
Tropical Conservation Film Festival
February 2005
Antioch Amazon Adventure
February 2005
Working Forests in the Tropics
Jamison Ervin, PhD
The Nature Conservancy
Protected area management effectiveness
Nadine Laporte, PhD
The Woods Hole Research Center
Cape Cod, MA
The role of high resolution imagery for mapping habitat and monitoring logging
Tatsuhiro Ohkubo, PhD
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Effects of natural and anthropogenic disturbance on pattern of forest regeneration South East Asia
Graeme Patterson, PhD
Wildlife Conservation Society
African Program
Forest of Central Africa: The Context for Conservation
October 2004
PC-ORD Workshop