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.
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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.
As the global population surges, dams have been increasingly adopted as a way to keep up with skyrocketing demands for water and energy.
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
Three years ago EDF, fishermen, and critical partners like Noroeste Sustentable (NO
Natural resource managers are seeking tools to help them address current and future effects of climate change.
Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant increase in private and public sector interest to explore payments for ecosystem services (PES), in order to assign value to ecosystem services, and thus promote better land use practices. We recently investigated how PES schemes are faring in meeting the goals of safeguarding ecosystem services, while also benefiting local livelihoods.