by Heather Young
Associate Research Scientist Bob Glazer has been recognized by the Joint Implementation Working Group of the National Fish, Wildlife, and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy. He received an Honorable Mention for the Inaugural Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources. The Climate Adaptation Leadership Award honors excellence by outstanding organizations and individuals to reduce climate-related threats and advance the resilience of fish, wildlife and plants in a changing climate. Bob has been key in advancing climate change adaptation initiatives within FWC, participating in the climate adaptation objective team, undertaking and participating in scenario planning efforts throughout Florida. Bob’s work with the State of Florida and as Executive Director of the non-profit Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute has been instrumental in reducing non-climate stressors on marine and coastal systems and developing capacity to address climate change within the management community of marine protected areas. His activities as Chair of the Monroe County Climate Change Advisory Committee have provided adaptation options for the Florida Keys including the adoption of a Climate Action Plan.