Presentations/Papers: 1997 to present

Nicol, K. Rural Resources Conference, July, 1997, Truro, N.Scotia, Paper Session " Community Values Mapping-the Lark Harbor, Nfld. experience."

Nicol, K. Rural Resources Conference, July, 1997, Truro, N. Scotia, Paper Session, " Integrated Resource Management-the Western Newfoundland Model Forest experience".

Nicol, K. Canadian Assoc. of Geographers, August, 1997, St. John's, Nfld., Poster Session" Mapping Outdoor Recreational Capability in the Western Newfoundland Model Forest".

Participant at INTERSKI 1999, Member of Canada's Nordic Skiing Demonstration Team, Presented workshops and clinics on Canadian Nordic ski teaching at Beitostolen, Norway, April 10-17, 1999.

Invited Facilitator. "Sustainable Tourism Symposium 2000". Woody Point, Nfld. October 27-29, 2000.

Invited Paper. Canadian Avalanche Association Conference, May 8-11, 2001, Penticton, B.C. "The Winter Weather and Avalanche Season in Western Newfoundland-2000-2001"

Participant at INTERSKI 2003, Member of Canada's Nordic Skiing Demonstration Team, Presented workshops and clinics on Canadian nordic ski teaching at Crans Montana, Switzerland, January 16-23, 2003

Invited Workshop Leader "Introduction to avalanche safety for Adventure Tourism Students". a 2 day workshop, Feb 19-20, 2004.

Invited Workshop Leader" Introduction to avalanche safety for Park Wardens" , 2 day workshop Woody Point, NL, Feb 21-22, 2005.

Invited Speaker " Conference on "Snowmobile Safety, Environmental Ethics and Winter Interpretation", Feb 28-March 2, 2005, Wiltondale, NL.

Invited Participant. "Canadian Tourism Conference" , May 10-14, 2005, Saskatoon, SK and Vancouver, B.C. (only invited participant from NL)

Conference Organizer and Presenter for "Water Works: Watershed Planning and Management for Public Water Supply Areas". May 27-28, 2005, Corner Brook, Nfld. Two papers presented: "Why are Watershed Planning and Management Necessary? A brief overview of watersheds and the need for management" and "Public Attitudes on the Corner Brook Watershed and Drinking Water Quality".

Invited Speaker " The International Appalachian Trail near Corner Brook, NL", Annual Meeting of the International Trail International Committee, Sept 30-Oct 1, 2005.

Invited Workshop Leader" Introduction to avalanche safety for Park Wardens" , 2 day workshop Rocky Harbour, NL, March 4-5, 2006 and March 22, 2006

Invited Presenter- "Risk Management and Avalanche Awareness", Snowmobile Market Readiness Workshop, March 9, 2006, Corner Brook, NL.

Invited Ski Demonstrator- XC Zone DVD Productions- "Ski Your Best", March 11-12, 2006 in Ottawa, Ontario. Also script reviewer for this same project. DVD to be released in the Fall 2006.

Invited Presenter- "The Importance of Watershed Management for Corner Brook Drinking Water Supply", Humber Environment Centre Earth Day Conference, April 25, 2006, Corner Brook, NL.

 Invited Participant. "Canadian Tourism Conference" , May 22-28, 2006, Deerhurst, Ontario and Whistler, B.C. (only invited participant from NL).

Invited Presenter "Newfoundland DVD project and fatality in the Winter of 2007" CAA Conference, May 9-11, 2007, Penticton, B.C.

Avalanche Awareness to Schools in W. NL . I visited numerous schools in W. NL in winter of 2008 to bring avalanche awareness to public schools.

Invited Participant. "Canadian Tourism Conference" , July 4-8, 2008, Quebec City, Quebec and Gaspe, Quebec (only invited participant from NL).

Avalanche Awareness to Schools in W. NL . I visited numerous schools in W. NL in winter of 2009 to bring avalanche awareness to public schools, search and rescue and snowmobile groups.

Invited Presenter "Avalanche Awareness Programmes in W. Newfoundland" Canadian Avalanche Association Conference, May 6-8, 2009, Penticton, B.C.

Poster Session - " Use of Springs for Drinking Water in Western Newfoundland" Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference in Ottawa, May 26-30, 2009.

Invited Speaker- “Avalanche Awareness and Education Programmes in Newfoundland – Winter

2010”, Canadian Avalanche Association Conference, May 5-7, 2010, Penticton, B.C

“Avalanche Awareness and Education Programmes in Newfoundland – Winter

2011”, Canadian Avalanche Association Conference, May 6-8, 2011, Penticton, B.C

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