Relational approaches to science communication and engagement
- Kearns, F.R. 2016. Loss for words: Art, language, and the challenges of living on a changing planet. The Conversation, July 2016.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. Stretching science: Why emotional intelligence is key to tackling climate change. The Conversation and New Republic, December 2015.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. A relational approach to climate change: Working with people and conflict. Pages 219-234 in E. Fretz (ed) Climate Change Across the Curriculum, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. The stepping stones of integrating emotions into practicing science. On Being and Hippo Reads, March 2015.
- Kearns, F.R. 2015. The art and science of waiting. Hippo Reads, March 2015.
- Kearns, F.R. 2012. From science communication to relationship-building: Contemplative practice and community engagement in the environmental sciences. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences 2(3):257-277.
- Lymn, N., A. Bednarek, and F. Kearns. 2010. Making information meaningful. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8(10):507.
- Parker, D.T. and F.R Kearns. 2016. California's water paradox: Why enough will never be enough. The California Journal of Politics and Policy 8(3) dx.doi.org/10.5070/P2cjpp8331698.
- Kearns, F.R and D.T. Parker. 2015. What would it take to end California’s drought? The Conversation and Newsweek, September 2015.
- Parker, D.T. and F.R Kearns. 2015. California's water paradox: Why enough will never be enough. The Conversation, Newsweek, and BBC, May 2015. Spanish summary also available.
- Kearns, F.R. 2014. 5 key facts about the California drought—and 5 ways we’re responding to it. Hippo Reads, December 2014. Spanish summary also available.
- Kearns, F.R., N.M. Kelly, J.L. Carter, and V.H. Resh. 2005. The use of landscape pattern metrics to quantify spatial configuration in a watershed context. Landscape Ecology 20:113–125.
- Fend, S. V., J. L. Carter, and F. R. Kearns. 2005. Relationships of field habitat measurements, visual habitat indices, and land cover to benthic macroinvertebrates in urbanized streams of the Santa Clara Valley, California. Pages 193-212 in L.R. Brown, R.H. Gray, R. M. Hughes, and M.R. Meador (eds) Effects of urbanization on stream ecosystems. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 47, Bethesda, Maryland.
- Harris, R.R., S.D. Kocher, J. Gerstein, F.R. Kearns, D.L. Lindquist, D. Lewis, J. LeBlanc, W.E. Weaver, and N.M. Kelly. 2003. Monitoring fish habitat restoration projects. Pages 1-213 in B. Collins (ed.) Interim Restoration Effectiveness and Validation Monitoring Protocols, California Coastal Salmonid Restoration Monitoring and Evaluation Program. 320 pp., Ca. Dept. of Fish and Game, Fortuna, CA. (report)
- Kearns, F.R. 2003. The Relationship Between Physical Habitat and Biology in Freshwater Ecosystems. ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing.
- Kearns, F.R. 1998. Fisheries as experimental systems in ecology. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 79(2):165-166.
- Stephens, S.L., M.A. Adams, J. Handmer, F.R. Kearns, B. Leicester, J. Leonard, and M.A. Moritz. 2009. Urban-wildland fires: How California and other regions of the U.S. can learn from Australia. Environmental Research Letters 014010.
- Cleve, C., M. Kelly, F.R. Kearns, and M. Moritz. 2008. Classiﬁcation of the wildland–urban interface: A comparison of pixel- and object-based classiﬁcations using high-resolution aerial photography. Computers, Environment, and Urban Systems 32:317–326.
- Shlisky, A., J. Waugh, P. Gonzalez, M. Gonzalez, M. Manta, H. Santoso, A.A. Nuruddin, D.A. Rodríguez-Trejo, R. Swaty, D. Schmidt, M. Kaufmann, R. Myers, A. Alencar, F. Kearns, D. Johnson, J. Smith, D. Zollner. 2007. Fire, Ecosystems, and People: Threats and Strategies for Global Biodiversity Conservation. GFI Technical Report 2007-2. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA. (report)
- Kearns, F.R., N.C. Goldstein, B. Pedersen, M.A. Moritz. 2007. The Fire Information Engine: A web-based toolkit for wildfire-related needs. Journal of Map and Geography Libraries 4:195-207.
- Kearns, F.R. 1997. Scientific opportunities created by the newly consolidated U.S. Geological Survey and National Biological Service. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 78(2):157-158.
- Kearns, F.R. 1997. Human population and consumption: What are the ecological limits? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 78(2):161-163.
- Upcoming: Relational approaches to climate change communication in cooperative extension, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources Climate Science Extension Workshop. June 2017.
- Water: Ways of Knowing, Ways of Being conference panelist, UC Merced. April 2017.
- Relational approaches to social media in extension, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Water Strategic Initiative Conference. March 2017.
- Climate change: from vulnerability to resilience, Southwest Extension Climate Change Workshop, University of Arizona, Tucson. December 2016.
in ‘slow’ and ‘fast’ natural disasters invites varied perspectives and
responses, Disasters, Extreme Events, Trauma and Resilience: Researchers and Responders Working Together, University of California, Riverside. November 2016.
- Uncertainty and experimentation with relational approaches to science engagement, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Geography Colloquium. October 2016.
- A relationship-centered approach to conservation, Pepperwood Preserve lecture series. October 2016, Santa Rosa, CA.
- Relational approaches to science communication and engagement, Pathways to Successful Engagement in Agricultural, Natural Resources, and Food Issues Conference 2016, Davis, CA.
- Comfort with discomfort: A relationship-centered approach to conservation communication, Society for Conservation Biology, North American Congress for Conservation Biology 2016, Madison, WI.
- Climate change across the curriculum: Engaging academic disciplines in climate change education, Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences 2016, Washington, DC.
- A relational approach to environmental work, Religion and Ecology Summit 2016, California Institute for Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA.
- Teaching a relational approach to climate change: Working with people and conflict, American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting 2015, San Francisco, CA.
- From communication to engagement: Strategic relationship-building with social media (part of workshop on Communicating Research), Society for Range Management Annual Meeting 2015, Sacramento, CA.
- Becoming a boundary spanner – mastering the path of the scientist change-maker (part of an Ignite session co-organized with Lori Hidinger: Boundary organizations: Bridging the gap between science and policy), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2014, Sacramento, CA.
- Another kind of knowledge: Understanding how relationships drive science communication and policy (part of an Ignite session co-organized with M.V. Johnson: Demystifying science communication, policy, and decision-making: Experiences of scientist-practitioners), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
- Engaging ecologists in public policy: Revisiting ESA recommendations (panelist), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
- Exploring diverse career pathways in ecology workshop (panelist), Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2013, Minneapolis, MN.
- Working with conflict: A missing piece of science communication and community engagement puzzle, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2012, Portland, OR.
- The potential of mindfulness and other contemplative practices in community engagement, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting 2011, Austin, TX.