• Reaching our Full Potential

    As referenced in this blog post, The Ocean Project recently launched “Making Conservation Happen,” a new webinar series aimed at helping aquariums and zoos engage strategically, safely, and effectively in conservation policy. Session 1: April 13 at 1:00pm Eastern/10:00am Pacific Session 2: May 4 at the same time Registration is now open! For more information […]

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  • Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships with Elected Officials

    To help you better understand the public policy space and what role aquariums and zoos can play at the comfort level that works for you, The Ocean Project is launching a “brown bag” Making Conservation Happen webinar series.  This new webinar series is geared for aquariums and zoos on how to strategically, safely, and cost-effectively […]

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  • The Foxes are Guarding the Henhouse: An unprecedented need to protect the policies that protect our environment

    At a watch party for President Trump’s inauguration ceremony in January 2017, I had a conversation with a friend who’s a lawyer at one of DC’s biggest law and lobbying firms – I might as well have been talking to a psychic.  A large part of his practice involves negotiating with federal agencies to gain […]

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  • The Trump Administration: The Opportunity for Aquariums and Zoos

    The optimist in me always looks for new opportunities that are presented with the changes that come after an election – and that is no different following the election of Donald Trump. Based on comments made before and after the election, I expect a rancorous debate between industry and conservative think tanks, and environmental groups […]

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