Communicating Science in Acadia – Spring 2023

Second Century Stewardship VIRTUAL Science Communication Training Spring 2023
Inspiring science, learning, and community through story


  • Participants (SCS Fellows and students working on SCS projects; Schoodic Institute science staff, fellows, technicians, and interns; National Park Service staff and interns; partner staff and interns) develop communication plans that align with the mission and strategies of the National Park Service.
  • Participants identify their communication purpose and position.
  • Participants learn more about park audiences, qualities of successful and inclusive science communication, and possible approaches for communicating their topic or issue.

Draft Agenda:

MONDAY 06.12.23

10:00. Introductions
10:15. Why communicate?
10:25. Finding purpose.
11:00. Break
11:10. Who are you? Science communicator identities and positions.
11:30. Knowing your audience.

12:00. Lunch break.

1:00. Approaches to communicating science.
1:10. Science as a way of knowing.
2:00. Break.
2:10. Making your communication accessible and inclusive.
3:00. Crafting messages.
3:15. Making a plan.
3:30. End of workshop.

Contact Catherine Schmitt, with questions.