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A Greater Gray: A Larval Connectivity Assessment of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary

Final Report
Brief
Poster
GRAYSREEF Website

Samuel Furtner
Stephanie Gad
Isabella Marill
Adam (Yifu) Qian

Steve Gaines

Sarah Fangman & Kimberly Woody Roberson, Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary; Helene Scalliet, NOAA

Feasibility Analysis of Conservation Banking for the Greater Sage-Grouse in Montana

Final Report
Brief
Poster
SAGEBANKING Website
Bradley Bowers
DJ Macaskill
Jeff Cedarbaum
Katie Day
Gary Libecap
Kyran Kunkel, Director of Wildlife Restoration and Science at the
American Prairie Reserve

A Framework to Evaluate the Effectiveness of No-Take Marine Reserves in Mexico

Final Report
Brief
Poster
TURFEFFECT Website

Caio Faro
Jael Martinez
Juan Carlos Villaseñor-
Derbez
Melaina Wright

Christopher Costello Jorge Torre-Cosio and Alvin Suarez-Castillo, Comunidad y
Biodiversidad A.C. (COBI)

Quantifying the Greenhouse Gas Impacts of a Green Hotel Certification on the City of Los Angeles

Final Report
Brief
Poster
STAYGREEN Website

Jay McConagha
Lillian Mirviss
Rucha Thakar
Natalie Vezina
Kyle Meng Green Seal: Gary Petersen, Robert Sulnick, Aarushi Jha

The Waterfowl of Wall Street – Using Water Markets to Provide Habitat for Migratory Birds

Final Report
Brief
Poster
FLOWFORFEATHERS Website

Andrew Hall
Cora Kammeyer
Justin Kroes
Jayme Ohlhaver
Leslie Regan
James Salzman The Nature Conservancy: Paul Spraycar, Brian Richter, Catherine Burns
Big Island Impacts: Analysis of Land-Use Conversion on Water Quality, Carbon Emissions, and Wildlife at the Kohala Institute

Final Report
Brief
Poster
Maegan Blansett
Jennifer Laws
Ilan MacAdam-
Somer
Frank Davis Kohala Institute: D. Noelani Kalipi, Marcus Woo

Quantifying the Economic Potential of Small-Scale Fisheries through Better Management in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica

Final Report
Brief
Poster
NICOYAFISHERIES Website

Diana Flores
Wagner Quirós
Ignacia Rivera
Alexandra Smith
Andrew Plantinga Lindsey Larson, Rare-Fish Forever Program; His
Excellency Román Macaya Hayes, the Ambassador of Costa Rica to the
United States
Carbon Zero: Curbing Climate Change and Driving Energy Efficiency at UCSB

Final Report
Brief
Poster
CARBONZERO Website
Charlie Diamond
Evan Ritzinger
Lydia Rudnick
Dawnielle Tellez
Emily Waddington
Roland Geyer
James Frew
Dr. David Auston, Institute for Energy Efficiency & TomKat UC Carbon Neutrality Project at UCSB

A Framework for Restoration to Support Agassiz’s Desert Tortoise Recovery in the Western Mojave Desert

Final Report
Brief
Poster
OPERATIONDESERTTORTOISE Website

Dannique Aalbu
Erik Martinez
Amber Reedy
Devin Rothman
Bruce Kendall
Ben Halpern
Board of Directors, Desert Tortoise Council: Christopher Noddings,
Bruce Palmer, Dr. Kristin Berry, Dr. Margaret Fusari, Dr. Michael Tuma, Dr.
Cristina Jones

Salmonics: Quantifying the Benefits of River Restoration for Chinook Salmon on the Lower Yuba River, California

Final Report
Brief
Poster
SALMONICS Website

Jo Anna Beck
Nathan Burroughs
Leah
Gonzales
Alyssa Obester
Elijah Papen
Derek Booth Rachel Hutchinson, the South Yuba River Citizens League

Bridging Science and Management in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

Final Report
PRIMNM Coral Reef Ecosystem Overview
Brief
Poster
REMOTEPACIFIC Website

Shannon Boyle
Vanessa De Anda
Kara Koenig
Erin O’Reilly
Monique Schafer
Mark Buntaine National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sharing Canada’s Last Frontier: Creating a Conservation Network to Ensure Continued Wildlife Connectivity in the Mackenzie River

Final Report
Brief
Poster
COLDAMAZON Website

Andrew Cawley
Sarah Halperin
Naomi
Louchouarn
Michael Paccassi
Naomi Tague
Lee Hannah
Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative: Jodi Hilty and Harvey Locke

Planning and Incentivizing Native Oyster Restoration in Southern California

Final Report
Brief
Poster
SOCALOYSTERS Website

Colleen Grant
Brianna Group
Desmond Ho
Emily Read
Erin Winslow
Hunter Lenihan Andrew Brooks, Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve; Honda
Marine Science Foundation

Workplace Charging to Promote One Million Zero Emission Vehicles in California by 2020

Final Report
Brief
Poster
GOZERO Website

Kathryn Collins
Tori Greenen
Adrienne Harris
Heather Martin
Real Wen
Sarah Anderson
James Frew
California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic
Development (GO-Biz): Tyson Eckerle, Taylor Jones, Gia Brazil Vacin

From Rocket Testing to Wilderness: Investigating Water Management Strategies and Impacts at Santa Susana

Final Report
Brief
Poster
ROCKETOUTFALL Website

Lina Barbosa
Sodavy Ou
Alex Tremblay
Elise
Wall
Tom Dunne Paul Costa, The Boeing Company
Eco-Entrepreneurship: Sunset Power Solutions: Retrofitting Second-Life Lithium Ion Batteries for Wireless, Exhaust-Free Event Lighting

Final Report
Marketing Collateral
Poster
Jess Leader
Ali Uribe
Sean Parker
Brian Jones
Sangwon Suh
Emily Cotter
N/A

Eco-Entrepreneurship: BranchOut: Unlock the Outdoors through Play-Based Curriculum

Final Report
Marketing Collateral
Poster
BRANCHOUT Website

Lindsay Martien
Nicole Poletto
Rick Thomas
Emily Cotter
Matt Potoski
N/A

Eco-Entrepreneurship: OrganicMatters: Creating Certified-Organic Fertilizers from Egg Industry Waste

Final Report
Marketing Collateral
Poster
ORGANICMATTERS Website

Lauren Catlin
Jacob Levine
Arturo Keller
Emily Cotter
N/A