Engaging Stakeholders in Coastal Management through Participatory Mapping
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Understanding stakeholder needs and learning their opinions is especially important for coastal officials. This webinar will examine the role of participatory mapping as a technique for engaging stakeholders in the decision-making process. The focus is on using GIS as a tool for helping groups visualize and analyze issues.
- Be able to use the basic steps for engaging stakeholders through participatory mapping
- Identify situations in which participatory mapping is effective
- Obtain resources helpful for the stakeholder engagement task
Christine Feinholz, NOAA Office for Coastal Management – Pacific Islands
Chrissa Waite, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Recorded July 27, 2011