Symposium on Science & Stewardship to Protect & Sustain Wilderness Values

 

Theme D:  Wilderness & Climate Research

Theme E:  Czech Academy of Sciences, Wilderness Values In Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

Theme F:  The Role Of Environmental Well-Being In Human Well-Being

Theme G:  Ecosystem Services And Wilderness: What Are We Protecting?

Theme H: Evolving Relationships Between Nature And Native People

Program Coordinators – Alan Watson, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute (awatson@fs.fed.us), Steve Carver, University of Leeds (s.j.carver@leeds.ac.uk), and Zdenka Krenova, Czech Academy of Sciences (zd.krevnova@gmail.com).

WILD10 Program Goal – Provide a Forum for Stewards, Scientists, Advocates and Students to build networks and present successful programs, scientific findings, challenges and creative approaches for protecting or restoring wilderness character.  Hosted jointly by the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute,GlobalChangeResearchCenter of the Czech Academy of Sciences, the Wildland Research Institute of theUniversity ofLeeds, and The WILD Foundation.

 

Session Time Key

A is      9:30 AM to 11:10 AM
B is     11:30 AM to 1:10 PM
C is      3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
D is      5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

 

Wilderness Science & Stewardship Symposium (S&SS) Working Session, Workshop & Roundtable Series

Note:  All codes are preceded by an “S&SS” 

S&SS Theme D:  Wilderness & Climate Research

D-1      Implications of Climate on Wilderness and Human Relationships With Wilderness
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A– Aula 1.1

S&SS Theme E:  CzechAcademyOfSciences, Wilderness Values In Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

E-1       Challenges and Benefits Of Transboundary Protection
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session B – Aula 2.2

E-2      Corridors and Conservation Across Borders
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session C – Aula 2.4

E-3      Issues of Scale: Addressing Management And Conservation Issues At The Local and Landscape Scales
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D – Aula 2.4

E-4      Mountain Trails: Corridors of Biocultural Biodiversity – Panel
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Aula 1.1

S&SS Theme F:  The Role Of Environmental Well-Being In Human Well-Being

F-2      Wilderness Under Attack – Again
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session C – Aula 2.6

F-3      Cultural Connections To Wilderness
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session C – Aula 2.6

F-4      Wilderness, Biodiversity And Human Health – Panel
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A– Aula 2.6

F-5      Wilderness: A Spiritual Landscape
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B– Aula 2.6

F-7      Moving The Public: Wilderness Advocacy, Relationships & Philanthropy
Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D – Aula 2.6

S&SS Theme G:  Ecosystem Services And Wilderness: What Are We Protecting?

G-1      Workshop: The Range and Magnitude Of Values Attached To Wilderness Ecosystem Services
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B– Aula 1.2

G-2      Workshop: Valuing Ecosystem Services
Scheduled For: Thursday, Session C – Aula 1.2

S&SS Theme H: Evolving Relationships Between Nature And Native People

H-1     Traditional Wisdom: Applying Traditional Knowledge To Protect Cultural Landscapes
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session C – Aula 1.1

H-2     Indigenous People: Sharing Accumulated Knowledge For Societal Benefits
Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session D – Aula 1.1

 

S&SS D-1: IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE ON WILDERNESS AND HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS WITH WILDERNESS

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A– Aula 1.1

Theme: Wilderness & Climate Research

Moderator—Alan Watson, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

Considering Wilderness as a Placefor Climate Change Research: Lessons from a Case Study on the Social and Ecological Responses to Yellow-cedar Decline in Southeast, Alaska
Lauren E. Oakes, Stanford University

The technocratic Antarctic: accounts of environmental management in a melting wilderness
Jesica O’Reilly, CSBSJU

The last ice area
Vicki Sahanatien, WWF Canada
Mette Frost, WWF Denmark
Martin Sommerkorn, WWF Global Arctic Program
Clive Tesar, WWF Global Arctic Program

Snowball on fire: the role of cultural resilience in protecting and restoring fire-prone ecosystems under conditions of drought and climate change
Linda Moon Stumpff, The Evergreen State College

The Role of Planning for Environmental Change Adaptation Activities and Restoration Within Wilderness
Peter A. Appel, University of Georgia School of Law

 

S&SS E-1:  CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF TRANSBOUNDARY PROTECTION

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session B – Aula 2.2

Theme: CzechAcademyofSciences, Wilderness Values in Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

Moderator—Zdenka Křenova,CzechAcademyof Sciences

Transboundary Connectivity Benefits And Challenges
F. Mack Lisausyo, Lengwe National Park

Crossing A Whole Continent – The European Green Belt
Uwe Friedel, Friends of the Earth (Germany)

Bear, Wolf, And Lynx In Central Europe
Till Meyer (Germany)

Transboundary Conservation In The Big Bend-Rio Grande/Bravo Region Of Mexico And The United States
M. Dolores Wesson (United States)

Carlos Sifuentes, Mexico Comisión Nacional de Areas Protegidas (Mexico)
Jeff Bennett, US National Park Service (United States)

Landscape Level Ecosystem-Based Management Governance Assessment Framework And Its Application
Phil Dearden, University of Victoria
Lauren Law, University of Victoria

 

S&SS E-2: CORRIDORS AND CONSERVATION ACROSS BORDERS

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session C – Aula 2.4

Theme: CzechAcademyofSciences, Wilderness Values in Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

Moderator—Zdenka Křenova, Czech Academy of Sciences

Introductions
Zdenka Křenova, Czech Academy of Sciences

Civil Society’s Role In Protecting Earth’s Most Biologically Rich Yet Threatened Ecosystems: The Case Of The Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Hotspot
Roelie Kloppers, Wildlands Conservation Trust
Andrew Venter, Wildlands Conservation Trust

Wildlife Corridors: Application For Spatial Modeling Of The Human Pressure In Portugal
Ana Luisa Gomes, Lara Nunes, Alexandra Fonseca General Directorate of Territory, (Lisbon, Portugal)

Europe’s Wild Heart – Still Beating? Experiences From A New Transboundary Wilderness Area In The Middle Of The Old Continent
Zdenka Křenova, Czech Academy of Sciences
Hans Kiener, Bavarian Forest National Park

 

S&SS E-3:  ISSUES OF SCALE: ADDRESSING MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION ISSUES AT THE LOCAL AND LANDSCAPE SCALES

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session D – Aula 2.4

Theme: Wilderness Values in Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

Moderator—Jennifer Thomsen & Gina Depper, Panel Convener,s Clemson University

Introductions
Jennifer Thomsen & Gina Depper, Clemson University

Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere Cooperative
Jennifer Thomsen Clemson University

Integration Of Local And Traditional Ecological Knowledge With Geospatial Applications For Collaborative Conservation Efforts At The Local And Landscape Scale With Case Studies From Local Communities In Alaska And Ethiopia
Matthew Luizza, Colorado State University

Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem Of Tanzania And Kenya
Agnes Sirima, Clemson University

The Current Relationship Between People And Protected Areas In Developing Countries – Effects Of Protected Areas Explored And Possible Solutions Like Community Benefit Initiatives Examined
Gina Depper, Clemson University

 

 

S&SS E-4: MOUNTAIN TRAILS: CORRIDORS OF BIOCULTURAL BIODIVERSITY – PANEL

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B – Aula 1.1

Theme: Wilderness Values in Transboundary & Corridor Landscapes

Moderator—Elaine Hsiao, University of British Columbia

The Walking & Working Mountain Trails Network
Nigel Crawhall, TILCEPA

Himalayan Mountain Trails
William Tuladhar-Douglas, TILCEPA & ICIMOD

European Mountain Trails
Catie Burlando, CEESP

Andean Mountain Trails
Miriam Torres Angeles, IUCN

Mountain Trails and their Sacred Custodians
Bas Verschuuren, WCPA

Mountain Trails as Biocultural Corridors for Peace
Elaine Hsiao, TILCEPA & WCPA

Mountain Connectivity and Trails
Olivier Chassot, WCPA
Graeme Worboys, WCPA

 

S&SS F-2: WILDERNESS UNDER ATTACK – AGAIN

Scheduled For: Tuesday, Session C – Aula 2.6

Theme: The Role of Environmental Well-being in Human Well-being

Moderator – David Johns, Portland State University & Wildlands Network

William Laurence, Australia

Stephen Woodley, IUCN

Vivek Menon, Wildlife Conservation Trust of India

George Wuerthner, Anthropocene Working Group

David Johns, Portland State University           

 

S&SS F-3: CULTURAL CONNECTIONS TO WILDERNESS

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session C – Aula 2.6

Theme: The Role of Environmental Well-being in Human Well-being

Moderator—Bob Dvorak, Central Michigan University

Introductions
Bob Dvorak, Central Michigan University

How should wilderness be managed? Insights from contrasting perspectivesin North America, Europe and New Zealand
Holly Deary, University of St. Andrews
Charles Warren, University of St. Andrews
Rob McMorran, University of Highlands and Islands

Redes de Ensueño – Redes Park, Biosphere Reserve
José Díaz, Graphic Studio

Land use planning for Icelandic wilderness tourism – A first step in avoiding conflicts
Anna Dóra Sæþórsdóttir, University of Iceland

Wildlife, art, and wilderness: cultural connections to conservation
Adam Duncan Harris, US National Museum of Wildlife Art

 

S&SS F-4: WILDERNESS, BIODIVERSITY AND HUMAN HEALTH – PANEL

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session A– Aula 2.6

Theme: The Role of Environmental Well-being in Human Well-being

Moderator—Dan Dustin, University of Utah

Thermus Aquaticus and you: biodiversity, human health, and the interpretive challenge
Dan Dustin, University of Utah
Keri Schwab, University of Utah
Kelly Bricker, University of Utah

The role of sustainable tourism in mitigating HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other major diseases
Keri Schwab, University of Utah
Dan Dustin, University of Utah
Kelly Bricker, University of Utah

People and nature: toward an ecological model of health promotion
Dan Dustin, University of Utah
Kelly Bricker, University of Utah
Keri Schwab, University of Utah

 

S&SS F-5: WILDERNESS: A SPIRITUAL LANDSCAPE

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session B– Aula 2.6

Theme: The Role of Environmental Well-being in Human Well-being

Moderator—Bob Dvorak, Central Michigan University

Mainstreaming cultural and spiritual values into the management of cultural landscapes
Josep Maria Mallarach, Silene

Stewards of a wild and numinous nature: the role of spiritual and traditional knowledge in conserving cultural landscapes
Bas Verschuuren, IUCN Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas

Wilderness Spirituality: Conceptual, experiential and inspirational dimensions
Peter Ashley, University of Tasmania
Roger Kaye, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Tina Tin, Independent Environmental Consultant           

uBuntu Earth: An African solution to a global problem
Simone Dale, Wildlands Conservation Trust
Paul Cryer, African Conservation Trust
Andrew Venter, Wildlands Conservation Trust

The spiritual dimension of wilderness: resource for a conflicted globe
Roger Kaye, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

 

S&SS G-1 WORKSHOP: THE RANGE AND MAGNITUDE OF VALUES ATTACHED TO WILDERNESS ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session B– Aula 1.2

Theme: Ecosystem services and Wilderness: What are we protecting?

Moderator—Dan Mulrooney, Parks Canada & Trista Patterson, Alaska

South African environmental laws and policies and the concept of ecosystem services
Antoaneta Letsoalo, Limpopo Provincial Government, University of Limpopo

North American Wilderness & Protected Area Conservation – Comparing nature-based solutions to engineered solutions to protect ecosystem services in North America
Alan Watson
Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute
Chris Armatas,
The University of Montana
R. Flores Gutiérrez, CONANP, Mexico
Karla Barclay, CONANP, Mexico
Dan Mulrooney, Parks Canada
Mike Higgins, US Fish & Wildlife Service
Jeffrey Cross, US National Park Service
Joe Ashor, US Bureau of Land Management
Randy Welsh, US Forest Service

Valuation of ecosystem services in protected areas in Limpopo, South Africa
Antoaneta Letsoalo, Limpopo Provincial Government, University of Limpopo

Wilderness management within an Australian interstate context
Franz Peters, New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service

Tourism in protected areas: mission impossible?
Max Rossberg, PAN Parks Foundation Austria

 

 

S&SS G-2: WORKSHOP: VALUING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

Scheduled For: Thursday, Session C – Aula 1.2

Theme: Ecosystem services and Wilderness: What are we protecting?

Moderator—Dan Mulrooney, Parks Canada & Trista Patterson, Alaska

Using Ecosystem Service Valuation Methods to Inform Conservation of Freshwater Environments
John Duffield, The University of Montana

Payment for ecosystem services on Community Land in Africa    
Kathleen Fitzgerald, African Wildlife Foundation

Valuing the Antarctic wilderness as a cultural landscape
Ricardo Roura, Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition
Tina Tin, Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition

Discussion of ecosystem service valuation methods and applications
Trista Patterson, Alaska

 

S&SS H-1: TRADITIONAL WISDOM: APPLYING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE TO PROTECT CULTURAL LANDSCAPES

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session C – Aula 1.1

Theme: Evolving relationships between nature and native people

Moderator—Vicki Sahanatien, WWF Canada

The Bundian Way
John Blay, Eden Local Aboriginal Land Council, Eden, NSW

Cultural landscape protection
Irene Davey, Kimberley Land Council
Ariadne Gorring, Kimberley Land Council

Wilderness lands legal protection as a mechanism for biodiversity conservation and world view indigenous in Mesoamerica
Angel Daen Morales Garcia, Biofutura A.C.
Jonatan Job Morales Garcia, Biofutura A.C.
Alfredo Acosta Rosales, Biofutura A.C.

Sustaining the living waters in wilderness sustaining us
Linda Moon Stumpff, The Evergreen State College

Can spiritual/cultural values protect mountains from development?  -Battles won and lost, with special reference to the San Francisco Peaks, USA
Larry Hamilton, WCPA/IUCN
Jeneda Benally, Black Mesa Navajo and Save the Peaks Coalition

 

S&SS H-2: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE: SHARING ACCUMULATED KNOWLEDGE FOR SOCIETAL BENEFITS

Scheduled For: Wednesday, Session D – Aula 1.1

Theme: Evolving relationships between nature and native people

Moderator — Vicki Sahanatien, WWF Canada

Introductions
Vicki Sahanatien, WWF Canada      

Traditional knowledge and evolving relationships between indigenous people and nature
F. Mack Lisausyo, Lengwe National Park

Ngurrara and climate change initiative
Peter Murray, Kimberley Land Council, Broome

Renewed Ways of Sustaining the Commons:  The Problems and Potentials of Integrating Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge in Environmental Management
Brooke McBride, The University of Montana
Alan Watson,  The Leopold Institute
Bill Borrie, The University of Montana

Sacred Hills of the Toda People of South India
Tarun Chhabra, Ootacamund, India