December 1, 2020

An Enduring Legacy of Passion for Science and the Environment: The Paul Higgins SFU Resource and Environmental Management Graduate Award

Originally established in 2016 as an annually funded award, the Paul Higgins Simon Fraser University (SFU) Resource and Environmental Management Graduate Award was endowed this year. Paul was committed to environmental management and sustainable development in BC. With 30 years of experience working on the impacts […]
June 30, 2020

New Guidance Document for Hydro-climatic Monitoring by Indigenous Communities

A new report published by ESSA scientists, in collaboration with the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER), provides guidance for Indigenous communities developing regional hydro-climatic monitoring programs: “Hydro-Climatic Monitoring Roadmap: A guide to enabling hydro-climatic monitoring for Indigenous Communities”. This report (accessible via the CIER […]
June 11, 2020

Introducing ADAPT! An Adaptive Management Card Game

We believe in the merits of adaptive management (AM) and ESSA has been practicing it since our origin as a company over 40 years ago. Recently, we have been motivated to find different ways of engaging with the people with whom we work and to […]
May 14, 2020

ESSA’s Jimena Eyzaguirre Appointed as a Member of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) Expert Panel on Natural Disaster Resilience

Jimena Eyzaguirre was appointed as a member of the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) Expert Panel on Natural Disaster Resilience. The distinguished, multidisciplinary panel is comprised of 13 members from across Canada with extensive expertise, experience, and leadership in emergency management, disaster risk assessment, preparedness […]
November 19, 2019

Caribbean Fisheries Officers Test a Climate-Smart Fisheries Toolkit at a Training Workshop in St. Lucia

The week of October 28, ESSA’s Jimena Eyzaguirre, Natascia Tamburello, Hugh Stimson and Tim Webb delivered a five-day training workshop in Rodney Bay, St. Lucia, giving 14 Caribbean-based fisheries officers the opportunity to test out a Climate-Smart Fisheries Toolkit as part of the Pilot Program […]
November 14, 2019

ESSA’s Darcy Pickard Participated in the Global Landscapes Forum New York 2019

In September 2019, ESSA’s Darcy Pickard participated in the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) event, Restore the Earth, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Marking the end of a historic Climate Week that saw cities around the world join in climate strikes and policymakers […]