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Sustainable Management of Family-Owned Forests

Sustainable Management of Family-Owned Forests

Action Research is working on a project with the American Forest Foundation (AFF) and the New England Forestry Foundation to learn more about the ways in which private woodland owners manage and conserve their wooded land. In January, Action Research’s President, Jennifer Tabanico, and Director of Research Operations, Lori Brown-Large, traveled to Connecticut to conduct… Read more »


New York Office Open for Business

New York Office Open for Business

Action Research recently welcomed its newest employee, Kaitlin Phelps, to lead the opening of its brand new east coast office in New York. Prior to joining Action Research, Kaitlin worked with Keep America Beautiful, the Chesapeake Bay Trust, and the Mohai Environmental Justice Research Lab. She received her graduate degree from the University of Michigan… Read more »


Poo Points: San Diego Scouts Teach Residents to “Doo” the Right Thing with Dog Waste

Poo Points: San Diego Scouts Teach Residents to “Doo” the Right Thing with Dog Waste

In January of 2013, Action Research developed and deployed a pilot program to reach out to large property dog owners in rural areas of San Diego County. This program based on previous research from an in-person survey of dog owners living in rural, unincorporated areas of the county. The survey results identified specific dog waste… Read more »


Waste Advantage Magazine: Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste

Waste Advantage Magazine: Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste

Action Research’s very own Research Associate, Erica Viola, recently co-authored an article on reducing cigarette waste for Waste Advantage Magazine: “Oceanside, CA and Cigarette Pollution Solutions Team Up to “Butt Out” Cigarette Waste”. The article described the success of a cigarette pollution reduction program that was built on Action Research’s work with Keep America Beautiful… Read more »