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Contact Us

Thanks for requesting a specialized training consultation, we will be in touch soon!

We interact with different audiences of the public (academic, community, stakeholder-targeted) through trainings and outreach. See below for upcoming engagements or request one below!

Public Talks & Engagement

Dr. Tanner is giving a keynote address at the Sustainable Living Fair at 10:30 AM on May 21st. She will be discussing "Finding Hope Through Environmental Advocacy: The Power of Sharing Your Climate Story". Register for free here:

Join us at the Earth Year event hosted by the Irvine Climate Coalition at Heritage Park on May 14th 4-7 PM. We will have a booth with sea slugs and promotional materials about our strategic communications approach:

Learn more about our work on socio-ecological investigations of introduced species in the California Delta at the Annual IEP Workshop on March 22nd-24th 2022: 

See Dr. Tanner speak on February 28th 2022 at Chapman Crafted in Orange, CA: 

Trainings for Community Leaders and Organizations

Training open to local Orange County non-profit organizations and news outlets for framing positive, hopeful solutions around the OC Oil Spill in 2021. This training has passed. See below for a preserved recording of the event.

We welcome the use and sharing of these materials, and ask that the following citation is presented:

Asmussen A, Baldwin-Smith R, Burros M, Cheav M, Grevin C, Hartshorn K, Hatch H, Hernandez A, Jensen B, Lee H, Ly K, McDowell B, Stanton E, Waldorf H, Warner V, & Tanner R (ed). (2021). Orange County Oil Spill Communications Toolkit. Chapman University Environmental Science & Policy Program.

PDF of the Orange County Oil Spill Communications Toolkit and recorded presentation from December 7th, 2021, prepared and presented by the Fall 2021 "Environmental Advocacy Through Story" class at Chapman University:

Trainings for Educators

Stay tuned for updates!

Trainings for Community Members

Nudibranch Field Sampling

We have a new initiative to develop community science tools for exploring the intertidal zone in your backyard! Led by Researcher Lorena Munoz, we will host a series of "BioBlitz" activity days at local rocky beaches in Orange County and Los Angeles County during Summer 2022. Perfect for families, students, and community members of all ages and backgrounds! No experience needed. We will teach you how to look for sea slugs in the intertidal zone and contribute the data for use in real scientific research, as well as how to use iNaturalist. This training will be available in English and Spanish. Please fill out the below contact form to sign up for email alerts about our upcoming events and registration!


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We will be in touch when events are scheduled and registration is open. Thank you!

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