Team MonitoringMaking Conservation Efforts More Efficient and Effective

The Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation help teams be systematic about planning, implementing, and monitoring their conservation initiatives so they can learn what works, what does not work, and why — and ultimately adapt and improve their efforts.

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New Excel online workbook used to develop freshwater CAP for Nevada
March 17, 2017 — TNC’s Nevada staff used a new Excel Online CAP Workbook developed by veteran coach Greg Low to develop a statewide Conservation Action Plan (CAP) for Nevada’s freshwater ecosystems (see here for full summary).  The staff worked individually and in small…Read More

Aleutian and Bering Sea Islands
March 11, 2017 — In April 2016, a two day workshop to introduce the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation to the Aleutian and Bering Sea Islands Landscape Conservation Cooperative (ABSI) was run by Ian Dutton, Principal of Nautilus, an early facilitator of…Read More

Winners of Open Standards Case Study Competition
January 16, 2017 — Ten excellent entries were received and narrowed down by the judges to five case studies, which were then voted on via crowd sourcing. Congratulations go to case study competition winner, Twenty years and counting: adaptive management of Chimpanzee habitat in…Read More