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Translating Science For Communities: Words That Work

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Science Communication

Priority Issue(s):

Community Resilience , Ecosystem Integration , Habitat Conservation , Nutrient Impacts , Water Quality

Host Partner(s):

Apalachicola Reserve


 Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve, 108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL 32328


calendar icon7/27/2011



Max Applicants:


"Translating Science For Communities: Words That Work" will be held from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Wednesday July 27, 2011 with registration beginning at 8:30 AM.

Registration for this event is $15 and includes lunch and workshop materials.  Last day to register is July 20th.  ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS AFTER JULY 20, 2011.

Please make checks or P.O.s payable to Weeks Bay Foundation and mail to Weeks Bay Foundation, c/o Amy Gohres, 11401 US Highway 98, Fairhope, AL 36532

The Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve and Gulf of Mexico Alliance would like to invite you to attend this communications workshop to understand environmental messaging and relearn the everyday language used by many.  The course is led by its developer, Eric Eckl, who has over 15 years of marketing experience. 

  • Review and learn a four-step process for transforming scientific language and communicating it to a wider audience
  • Learn to identify your intended audience
  • Understand how to make sure materials are appropriate for intended audiences
  • Develop and improve messaging skills to set the record straight and ensure your message gets out accurately in potentially controversial situations
For additional information about these events, please contact Rosalyn Kilcollins at (850)670-7708 or Rosalyn.Kilcollins@dep.state.fl.us.