Historical Ecology

Honoring Past, Present and Future Funds of Knowledge

Various  forms of ecological knowledge have been passed down through the generations. These practices are now woven into every corner of life in many regions of the world. Our scientists work with local communities, schools, and museums to listen, understand, and share knowledge and practices of sustainability. 

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HIstorical Ecology focus areas

Conservation

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Sustainable fishing practices

Funds of Knowledge

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 Intergenerational learning

Art

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Patterns and Symbology 

Natural Remedies

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Ethnobotany 

Native Species

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Keystone species 

Place Based Knowledge

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Ecological  Awareness