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Hello everyone- I wanted to make sure fellow listserv members are aware of some of our upcoming executive education courses. We are continually adding new classes so check periodically back our course website (http://bit.ly/2pmirBc). Please reach out if you have any questions.

Sincerely,
Laura Lipps
Program Coordinator
Executive Education, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University


ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING
May 22-July 7, 2017 (Online)
This online course is designed to give environmental professionals the necessary tools to write a successful and comprehensive Communications Plan. These plans can be used internally, to manage change or initiatives within an organization, or externally to communicate a message to stakeholders and/or the public.
http://bit.ly/2oQ7XJf

CONSERVATION FINANCE BOOT CAMP
June 12-16, 2017 (hosted at Duke University, Durham, NC)
Held in partnership with The Conservation Finance Network. Since 2007, the Conservation Finance Boot Camp has helped increase the ability of land and resource conservation professionals to apply innovative financing strategies to their work. Sessions feature interactive presentations from national conservation finance experts along with supplementary exercises guided by knowledgeable core faculty. The emphasis of the course is on hands-on tools and lessons from relevant case studies.
http://bit.ly/2pCmPvU

DRONES FOR CONSERVATION RESEARCH
June 26 - 28, 2017 (hosted at Duke University Marine Lab, Beaufort, NC)
This in-person, open enrollment course is a practical workshop for environmental professionals on the application of Unoccupied Aerial Vehicles (UAV)/ Unoccupied Aircraft Systems (UAS) - drones - in environmental monitoring and research projects. Duke's newly formed Marine Robotics and Remote Sensing Laboratory (MaRRS) staff will lead the seminars, demonstrations, and discussion sessions. Option to add a FAA Remote Pilot Knowledge Prep &Test course.
http://bit.ly/2oQdq2V

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMUNICATIONS
October 2-November 17, 2017 (Online)
This training is taught online by two of the founding bloggers at SouthernFriedScience.com. It digs deep into the fundamentals of using social media for environmental communications, a critical assessment of the available tools, and how to design effective communications campaigns and assess their results.
http://bit.ly/2oAWEIX


Laura Lipps
Program Coordinator
Executive Education, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University

laura.lipps@duke.edu
919.613.8715 (direct) // 919.613.8070 (main)

https://nicholas.duke.edu/programs/execed
Mailing Address: Duke University, Box 90328, Durham, NC 27708
Physical Address: Levine Science Research Center, 308 Research Drive, Durham, NC 27708

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