In May of 2013 the High Park Restoration Coalition formed the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW). The mission of the CPRW is to promote the improvement of the ecological health of the Poudre River watershed through the collaboration of a broad range of stakeholders.
Their website is listed below.
The world's soil is in trouble. Ecologists say without dramatic changes to how we manage land, vast swathes of grassland are at risk of turning into hard-packed desert. To make sure that doesn't happen, researchers are testing out innovative ways to keep moisture in the soil.
The use of the term ‘Landscape Approaches’ has grown substantially in the past few years, making its way into the parlance of major research organizations and development institutions.
Rural development issues are critical not only for the rural areas themselves but also for addressing pressing global concerns of food security (FS), climate change, biodiversity conservation, poverty reduction, provision of environmental goods and services, and good governance. Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) has been a rural development strategy for over 30 years.
Focused on the American West, The Center for Large Landscape Conservation creates strategies to solve nature’s large scale challenges, such as climate change, habitat fragmentation and loss of vital goods and services provided by healthy ecosys
This inventory and status report is part of an ongoing initiative to create and expand the Practitioners’
Network for Large Landscape Conservation throughout North America. It may also be used to promote,
support, and advance large landscape conservation in the Rocky Mountain West.
The Practitioners’ Network is an informal group of individuals and organizations committed to addressing
the most important land and water issues facing North America—including land use patterns,
This sourcebook has two purposes. The first is to provide a selection of evaluation tools and change mechanisms for collaborative groups to consider and use. The second is tostimulate discussion of evaluation and adaptation in collaborative resource management. Collaborative resource management and adaptive management are not new concepts, but experience has not caught up to theory, and there is much to learn from the rapidly evolving efforts underway.
A United Nations-backed project in Kenya is protecting forests and wildlife, as well as providing alternative livelihoods, and offers valuable lessons on how governments and the private sector can successfully work together for the betterment of communities and the environment.