Journal of Environmental Management
designing and implementing boundary management strategies, and highlights the complexities of direct engagement between scientists and policymakers and the implications of that engagement for scientists and their academic institutions. We draw from a case study conducted in Maine to argue that there are contexts in which the need arises for scientists to manage and span the science-policy boundary. The complexities involved in preparing scientists to engage more thoroughly in policy activities and the challenges in garnering institutional support for advancing the participation of scientists in boundary spanning activities are explored.
McGreavy, Bridie; Webler, Thomas; and Calhoun, Aram J K, "Science Communication and Vernal Pool Conservation: A Study of local decision maker attitudes in a knowledge-action system" (2012). Publications. 52.
McGreavy, B., Webler, T., & Calhoun, A.J.K. 2012. Science communication and vernal pool conservation: Local decision maker attitudes in a Knowledge Action System. Journal of Environmental Management. 95 (1): 1-8.
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