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Accomplishments by Donald Rodriguez

2017

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • ""La Familiaā€¯: a Powerful Tool for Engaging Hispanic Youth in National Parks." with T. Clarke and C. Hanna. Poster delivered at George Wright Society Biennial Conference "Connections Across People, Place, and Time: Advancing Thought and Practice in Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites". Norfolk Virginia. Apr 2, 2017.
  • "Engaging New Audiences Through Transit-Themed Experiential Learning: Three CAR-LESS California Pilot Projects." with E. Sheffield, M. Ibarra, J. Mizon, C. Smith, and C. Zaki. Paper delivered at 2nd Annual Transportation Research Board Conference on Transportation Needs of National Parks and Public Lands: Partnerships for Enhancing Stewardship and Mobility.. Washington D.C., March 2017. Washington DC. Transportation Review Board. September 2017.
  • "Exploring the role of higher education in conservation." with B. Polidoro, J. Barborak, and P. Newmaan. Panel discussion at IUCN World Conservation Congress. Honolulu, HI, Sep 5, 2016.

Publications:

  • CAR-LESS California Phase 2, Tier 1 Final Report. (March 2017) with E. Sheffield and M. Ibarra. USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region Technical Report San Francisco: USDA Forest Service.
  • CAR-LESS California Phase 2, Tier 1 Technical Memorandum # 1.. (February 2017) with J. Mizon, C. Smith, and C. Zaki. USDA Forest Service Technical Memorandum San Francisco: USDA Forest Service.

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • Urban Protected Areas: A growing world-wide trend.. Dorothy Marie Lowry Distinguished Guest Lecture Series. Saddleback College.
  • "Ecological and Sociological Impacts of the May 2015 Refugio Oil Spill." with S. Anderson, C. Steele, L. O'Hirok, P. Spaur, T. Schmitt, C. Tillman, R. Pratt, A. Newell, S. Anderson, and G. Anderson. Paper delivered at Western Society of Naturalists Conference. Sacramento, CA, Nov 7, 2015.
  • "Connecting the Dots: Using Public Transportation to Access Public Lands. The CARLESS California Project." with N. Roberts, E. Sheffield, T. Juarez, and A. Bueno. Poster delivered at The George Wright Society Biennial Conference on Parks and Protected Areas. Oakland, CA. Mar 29, 2015.

Publications:

  • "Engaging Latino(a) Communities in National Park Programs: Building Trust and Providing Opportunities for Voice." with T. Clarke and J. Alamillo. Environmental Management and Sustainable Development. Vol. 4 No. 1 May 2015. 136-148. (http://www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/emsd/article/view/7109)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Embedded research in gateway STEM courses as a best practice for retaining underrepresented students." Paper delivered at 10th Biennial Conference on University Education in Natural Resources. Auburn University, Auburn AL, Mar 14, 2014. (https://bcuenr.auburn.edu/)
  • "Envision the Future: UCCE the next 100 years." with O. Daugovish, Ph.D., B. Farber, Ph.D., J. Downer, Ph.D., and R. Hayden-Smith, Ph.D.. Panel discussion at A Celebration of Science and Service. Courtyard Mariott, Oxnard, CA., Jan 29, 2014. (http://ucanr.edu)

2013

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Partnering with Social Institutions to Offer Innovative Interdisciplinary General Education Courses." with M. Dennis, C. Manuel, C. Irina, M. Alex, R. Richard, W. Daniel, and W. Amy. Poster delivered at 2012 WASC Academic Resource Conference (ARC). Hilton Orange County, Costa Mesa, CA. Apr 18, 2012.

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Engaging Non-traditional Audiences with National Park Programs: Opportunities for Voice." with T. Clarke and J. Alamillo. Paper delivered at Under Western Skies 2: Environment, Community and Culture in North America. Banff, Alberta Canada, Oct 13, 2012.
  • "Strategies for Engaging Diverse Audiences with National Parks." with J. Alamillo and T. Clarke. Presented to National Park Service. Cafe on A Oxnard, CA. Sep 21, 2011.
  • "Engaging Non-traditional Audiences with National Parks." with T. Clarke and J. Alamillo. Paper delivered at Interdisciplinary Progress in Environmental Science. Newcastle University, United Kingdom, Jul 19, 2011. 6th International Conference on Environmental Future London, UK. Foundation for Environmental Conservation. Jul 18, 2011.
  • "A longitudinal study of shorebird abundance, distribution, and human induced impacts along the southern California coast.." with R. Cartwright and A. Chapman. Poster delivered at 2nd International Marine Conservation Congress, Society for Conservation Biology. Victoria, British Columbia. May 15, 2011.

Publications:

  • "Temporal and Spatial Variation in Bird and Human Use of Beaches in Southern California." with K. Lafferty and A. Chapman. SpringerPlus. Vol. 2 No. 38 Feb 6, 2013. 1-24. (http://www.springerplus.com/content/2/1/38/abstract)
  • A Shoreline Study of Coastal Birds in Ventura County. (Jul 31, 2011) with A. Chapman and R. Cartwright. Re. No.BOEMRE 2010-024. Pacific OCS Region. Camarillo, CA: U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement.

2011

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Partnering with Social Institutions to Offer Innovative Interdisciplinary General Education Courses." with M. Correia, I. Costache, A. McNeill, D. Muraoka, R. Rush, D. Wakelee, and A. Wallace. Poster delivered at California State University Conference on Teaching and Learning. CSU Channel Islands. Apr 16, 2011.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Engaging College Students in National Parks." with D. Wakelee and R. Galipeau. Poster delivered at Rethinking Parks and Protected Areas in a Changing World: The George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites. New Orleans, Louisiana. Mar 16, 2011.
  • "Important Interpretive Elements Associated with the Story of Hurricane Katrina and Other Significant Hurricane Disasters." with S. Anderson and D. Meffert. Paper delivered at Rethinking Parks and Protected Areas in a Changing World: The George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites. New Orleans, LA, Mar 14, 2011. Proceedings of the 2011 George Wright Society Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites Hancock, MI. George Wright Society. 2011. (www.georgewright.org)
  • "A 10 year comparison of shorebird abundance and seasonal distribution in Ventura County." with A. Chapman, R. Cartwright, and C. Adolf. Poster delivered at Ballona Wetland Science and Research Symposium. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. Dec 8, 2010.
  • "Informational Briefing on Sustainability." with D. Wakelee, J. Gormley, and A. Vaidya. Presented to P. Nava, Chair, California Assembly Select Committee on the Green Economy. John Spoor Broome Library, CSU Channel Islands. Sep 16, 2010.
  • "Infusing a public lands stewardship ethic across a program's curriculum." Paper delivered at American Democracy Project National Meeting. Providence, Rhode Island, Jun 18, 2010. Agents and Architects of Democracy Washington D.C.. American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

Publications:

  • "Transformative Education: Creating a Generation of Environmental Leaders." with P. Pacheco. Journal for Civic Commitment. Vol. 16 No. 1 January 2011. 1-13. (http://www.mesacc.edu/engagement)
  • "Building concern for public lands in an urban coastal environment." with S. Frisch. Public Lands Stewardship and The American Democracy Project. Edited by S. Philyaw and G. Mehaffey. Washington, D.C.: American Association of State Colleges and University (AASCU), 2010. 180-191.
  • "Creating an engaged program: The benefits of service integration across the curriculum." with P. Pacheco. Quick Hits for Service-learning: Successful Strategies by Award-winning Teachers. Edited by M. Cooksey and K. Olivares. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2010. 37-41.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Nobel Lecture Series: Al Gore and climate change." with S. Aloisio. Presented to CSU Channel Islands. Broome Library. Feb 10, 2010. (http://www.csuci.edu/crc/index.htm)
  • "Engaging College Age Youth with National Parks." Presented to The National Parks Foundation. Washington, D.C.. Dec 10, 2009.
  • "Ventura County Shoreline Study." Presented to Kiwanis Club of Oxnard. Marriott Courtyard, Oxnard, CA. Nov 19, 2009.
  • "Monitoring Shorebirds in an Era of Climate Change." Presented to Town Meets Gown Lecture Series. Camarillo City Hall, CA. Nov 17, 2009.
  • "A Comparison of Current and Historical Shorebird Populations in Ventura County." with A. Chapman, C. Fahim, A. Goldstein, and L. Winfry. Poster delivered at Southern California Academy of Sciences Annual Conference. Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. May 29, 2009.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Building a commitment to parks through service integration: Creating a Park University learning community." with P. Pacheco. Paper delivered at George Wright Society Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites: Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World.. Portland, OR, Mar 3, 2009.
  • "Galapagos National Park: Changes and Challenges since Darwin's Time." Presented to Darwin Day Celebration. John Spoor Broome Library, California State University Channel Islands. Feb 12, 2009.

Publications:

  • "Use of Multiple Methods: An Examination of Constraints Effecting Ethnic Minority Visitor Use of National Parks and Management Implications." with N. Roberts. Ethnic Studies Review. Vol. 32 No. 1 Winter 2009. 1-22.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A comparison of current and historical shorebird populations in Ventura County, CA.." with A. Chapman and G. Sanders. Poster delivered at The 7th California Islands Symposium. Mandalay Embassy Suites Hotel, Oxnard, CA. Feb 6, 2008.
  • "Channel Islands Interdisciplinary Research Group." with B. Monsma . Poster delivered at The 7th California Islands Symposium. Mandalay Embassy Suites Hotel, Oxnard, CA. Feb 6, 2008.
  • "Diversifying the environmental movement: What the research tells us." with C. Phinney. Presented to Summit 2007: Diverse Partners for Environmental Progress National Conference.. University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC. Oct 9, 2007.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "A Multi-jurisdictional Collaborative Planning Process for Resolving Cross-boundary Issues." with G. Wallace. Paper delivered at George Wright Society Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites. St. Paul, MN, Apr 16, 2007. Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World Hancock, MI. George Wright Society, National Park Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey. March 2007.
  • "Do National Parks and National Wilderness Lack National Appeal?." Presented to Oxnard Chapter of Kiwanis International. Courtyard Marriott Oxnard, CA. Nov 30, 2006.
  • "Integrating Public Lands at the Urban Interface: One University's Approach." Presented to American Association of State Colleges and Universities. Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, Snowbird, UT. Jun 15, 2006.
  • "Assessment of a Community Based Research Approach in Teaching Water Resource Management. Creating Knowledge and Building Community." Presented to The First CSU Conference on Community Based Teaching and Research. Office of the Chancellor. CSU Pomona. Mar 3, 2006.

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "People Speak 2005: Global Environmentalism.." Presented to Invited talk to the World Affairs Council of Ventura County with support from the United Nations Foundation. California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA. Oct 31, 2005.
  • "Triangulation Using Delphi, Focus Groups, and Surveys to Assess Outdoor Recreation Constraints Among Ethnic Minority Visitors." with N. Roberts and A. Bright. Paper delivered at Leisure Research Syposium of the National Recreation and Park Association. San Antonio, TX, Oct 21, 2005. National Recreation and Park Association Book of Abstracts for 2005 Leisure Research Symposium (LRS), National Park and Recreation Congress. 88 pages. ISBN# 0-9758926-8-1. Ashburn, VA. National Recreation and Park Association. 2005.

Publications:

  • Revolon Slough Water Monitoring Project Interim Report. (December 2005) with C. Casavan and A. Spandrio. Oakland, CA: U.C. Hansen Trust. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • "Understanding the Influence of Gender and Ethnicity on Evaluations of Outdoor Leader Effectiveness.." with N. Roberts. World Leisure Journal. Vol. 47 No. 1 2005. 32-44.

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Ethnic Minority Visitors and Non-Visitors: An Examination of Constraits Regarding Outdoor Recreation Participation in Rocky Mountain National Park." with A. Bright and N. Roberts. Presented to National Park Service, Rocky Mountain National Park Research Conference. Estes Park, CO. April 2004.
  • "Minority Visitor Use Patterns." with N. Roberts. Presented to Fourth Social Aspects and Recreation Research Symposium, U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Experiment Station and San Fransisco State University. San Fransisco, CA. February 2004.
  • "America Values, America Wilderness." Presented to U.S. Forest Service 100th Year Anniversary Celebration: A New Century of Service. Missoula, MT. 2004.

Publications:

  • Ethnic minority visitors and non-visitors: An examination of constraints regarding outdoor recreation participation in Rocky Mountain National Park. (2004) with A. Bright and N. Roberts. Social Science Technical Assistance Program, Washington D.C.: National Park Service. (http://www.nature.nps.gov/socialscience/docs/Rodriguez_Roberts_Rep.pdf)
  • "Diversity in America's Parks and Outdoors: It is Time for the Democratization of Ameica's Parks." with N. Roverts. Parks and Recreation. April 2002. 108-110.
  • "Importance - Performance and Segmentation: Providing Insight into Diverse Users of Gateway Communities." with B. Bruyere and J. Vaske. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. Vol. 12 No. 1 2002. 81-95.

2003

Publications:

  • The association of race, ethnicity, social class, and gender in relation to outdoor recreation participation: An annotated bibliography of research. with N. Roberts. Published by the NPS Social Science Technical Assistance Program, Washington D.C.: National Park Service, 2003. (http://www.nature.nps.gov/socialscience/docs/Rodriguez_Roberts_Rep.pdf)