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
The Mobile Seminar on Planning and Managing
Tourism in Protected Areas is an intensive, 2.5 week
field-based training event for individuals working to
promote sustainable tourism and outdoor recreation
in parks and nature reserves worldwide. The seminar
will build the skills of participants to plan and manage
public use and outdoor recreation programs in protected
areas to build support for conservation, contribute to
public health, fund protected area management, and
provide economic benefits to local communities and
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.
At present the majority of tree planting in Africa focuses on monotypic stands of non-native species, which offer limited added value in terms of biodiversity or socioeconomic opportunities.
This organization is a cooperative advisory-making body orgazized to resolve land management conflices in the Clearwater Basin, Idaho. This Basin is part of the largest complex of public lands in the continental United States. People from all backgrounds and points of view agree that the forests, mountains and streams here are priceless and necessary to economic, social and ecological well-being.
Costa Rica, a tropical country known for its national parks and ecotourism, has taken a further step to protect its environment. But even in this environmentally conscious nation, a new ban on hunting faces obstacles.
Natural resource managers are seeking tools to help them address current and future effects of climate change.