Op-Ed Writing: It's OK to Argue for Something
Expressing perspectives, opinions or even recommendations about the implications of your science can be a bit uncomfortable, even scary.
In 2014, Fellows Brett Amy Thelen and Brad Timm received a Network Innovation Grant to support a small project aimed at piloting field techniques for assessing the effectiveness of amphibian road crossing brigades, and at convening potential collaborators for a larger regional research initiative focused on reducing amphibian road mortality in the northeastern United States. Here is some of what they've learned from this project.
This year's spring retreat will convene all 2014 Fellows in Washington, DC, for an intensive Policy Communications Training with COMPASS.