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The Making of a Webby-nominated StoryMap: Indigenous Life on the Nansemond River

If you follow us on social media, you know we are one of five who have been nominated for a Webby People’s Voice Award in Sustainability and Environment! The Webby Awards were established in 1996 by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) to celebrate excellence on the Internet. Our team worked with […]

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Trends for 2022

We are always on the lookout for emerging trends in communications, outreach, and engagement. 2021 continued to throw some curveballs our way and COVID-19 impacts will certainly be felt well into 2022 and beyond. Though the last couple of years have been anything but predictable, here are a few new trends that we expect to […]

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It’s Time to Reflect – And Celebrate Your Wins!

Have you noticed a recent slew of 50th anniversary celebrations within the environmental world? In the early seventies, public outcry following environmental crises, including the burning of the Cuyahoga River, an oil spill off of Santa Barbara, wildlife losses from pesticides, and more led to broad (and yes, even bipartisan) collaboration on the establishment of […]

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Buffer Banter

The air has that unmistakable crisp chill and leaves are starting to fall from the trees. October is here again, but this year, the Chesapeake Conservation Landscaping Council has turned it into a month for building awareness about riparian buffers. What are riparian buffers and why should they get their own month? We’re so glad […]

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Data Visualization Inspiration!

Green Fin Team member Lauren Huey attended the Data Is Beautiful seminar last month hosted by Information Is Beautiful guru David McCandless to get some tips and tricks for creating infographics and visualizations. This got us talking around the office about what our favorite graphics, maps, or other visualizations are. Tall order given that we […]

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When Less Is More

Let’s take a dive into the world of scientific and technical data display and see how we can make the communication of large datasets more understandable for both technical and non-technical audiences. Scientists are trained from the start about the power of large datasets. Generally, the more data you have, the more confidence you have […]

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From Landowner to Conservationist

Green Fin Studio is working with the Potomac Conservancy on a multi-faceted project focused on conservation easements in the Potomac River watershed. Conservation easements are legal commitments that a property owner enters that guarantees their property will not be developed in perpetuity. The property owner will generally see tax benefits from this arrangement but for […]

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Marketing Audit 101

Do you think your current marketing strategy is targeting your audiences in the best way? If you’ve recently brought on new staff, started new programs, or just aren’t getting your point across, it might be time for an audit.  

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