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.
Farmers, ranchers, and foresters are managing an increasingly complex and interrelated set of challenges: a growing population to feed, a changing climate, and the loss of ecosystem integrity. Addressing these issues requires collaboration among the agriculture, forestry and conservation sectors.
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.
for article, see link below.
Blog from nature about integrating traditional knowledge with Western Science to study and protect Salmon in Alaska.
see link below.
The global water system is inherently complex and faces increasing dynamic and sometimes unpredictable changes linked to global-to-local economic, social and environmental changes. Increased social and biophysical resilience will need to build on enhanced understanding of biophysical and social systems undergoing rapid change. Improved societal capacity to deal with these changes need to capitalize on for example strengthened cooperation across sectors.