Many translational ecologists possess professional attributes that empower them to play a central role in converting resilience-building strategies into meaningful outcomes by serving as boundary spanners in a community of practice, and by cultivating a broader culture of practice. 1Summarized from Table 1. Professional attributes (inner circle) were adapted from the “principles and related goals of translational ecology” enumerated by Enquist et al. (2017).

  Part of: Rubert-Nason K, Casper AMA, Jurjonas M, Mandeville C, Potter R, Schwarz K (2021) Ecologist engagement in translational science is imperative for building resilience to global change threats. Rethinking Ecology 6: 65-92.