Institute workshops use a tested mix of mini-lectures, experiential role plays and exercises, stakeholder panel discussions and field trips on specific pressing public topics to build your competencies and:
• Enhance your conflict resolution and collaborative problem-solving skills,
• Sharpen your personal and professional leadership skills and expand your network,
• Gain understanding of key emerging natural resource issues in Colorado.
The Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition continues the strong work of individuals and organizations pursuing conservation, fuels reduction, and Community Wildfire Protection Plans in the Leavenworth area. Led by current elected Coalition Chair, Andrew Holm, participants include local landowners and residents, local fire district members, industry representatives, County Commissioners, as well as representatives from the United States Forest Service, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, The Wilderness Society, Conservation Northwest, and more.
This report provides input into the discussions at the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm, which is held under the theme of Water Cooperation: Building Partnerships. The editors of the report are Anders Jägerskog, Director, Knowledge Services, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI); Torkil Jønch Clausen, Chair, World Water Week Scientific Programme Committee, SIWI; Karin Lexén, Director, World Water Week & Prizes, SIWI; and Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, SIWI.
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.
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.
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.
Madison Valley Ranchlands Group has an opening for a project director. Contact MVRG at firstname.lastname@example.org Applications close on May 30. Call John Crumley with any questions - 406 682 7364 or 406 581 5602
Check out their website here: http://www.madisonvalleyranchlands.org/
813 SW Alder, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97205
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.