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AdvocacyOutreach, & Event Planning

Do you need help getting your message out, advocating for your position, educating others, or bringing people together at a professional event? Broad Conservation staff have experience with that. Let Broad Conservation help! We really enjoy planning and organizing these types of activities, and our clients say we exceed their expectations.

  • Translating science to the public via presentations, posters, or newsletters
  • Conference or meeting planning and logistics
  • Building partnerships
  • Developing or reviewing proposals for grants and contracts
  • Nonprofit reinvigoration efforts
  • Organizing fundraising events
  • "Tabling" for educational and/or advocacy purposes
  • Website and graphic design support
  • Miscellaneous outreach and education activities

We can help with:

Experience Highlights

Effective Communication of Scientific Information

  • Prepare written scientific analyses, agency opinions, and programmatic recommendations for management of controversial marine conservation issues
  • Represent and communicate organization positions at various forums, workshops, school events, public hearings, wildlife observer trainings, fairs/festivals, and industry and government meetings
  • Educate the public about marine wildlife issues through multiple formats such as brochures, website content, public presentations, interviews with the media
  • Ghost-write and copy-edit scientific documents, including scientific journal publications, newsletter stories, workshop reports

Proficient Collaboration with Multidisciplinary and Diverse Groups
  • Currently coordinate a group of six non-profit organizations to sync their individual and collective efforts towards recovering an endangered species in Alaska
  • For three years, coordinated a 31-member international team, consisting of scientists and stakeholders (tribal, industry, fisheries, NGOs, military, and local/state governments), towards the goal of developing a recovery plan for endangered beluga whales
  • Identify and build partnerships to further recovery efforts for an endangered species
  • Participate in numerous natural resource assessment teams and working groups
  • Organize public conferences and scientific workshops - most recently coordinated a steering committee (consisting of representatives from eight organizations) and oversaw all logistics for the Cook Inlet Water Quality Summit, held in Anchorage, Alaska October 24-25, 2023

Examples of outreach and event materials Mandy was involved with throughout her career:

  • Featured on the Wild For Change podcast for Alaska Wildlife Alliance educating the public about the plight of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales (LISTEN to podcast or WATCH on YouTube)

  • Organized the Cook Inlet Water Quality Summit (view PROGRAM BOOK Mandy created, and go to page 243 for Mandy's presentation)

  • Organized Alaska Wildlife Alliance's annual fundraiser, Hibernation Celebration, in 2022 and 2023, and managed the logistics associated with their online silent auction and grand prize raffle drawing (see EVENT page)

  • Featured in NOAA Fisheries' "Species in the Spotlight: Cook Inlet Beluga Whales" educational video (view VIDEO)

  • Presented at the 2017 Belugas Count! public event speaking about "Cook Inlet Beluga Whales: Threats and What's Next" (view FACEBOOK LIVE presentation)

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