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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2018 Case Study Competition Winners!
May 9, 2018 — The drum roll still echoes around the room.  Hushed, expectant faces turn to the speaker: “and the winner is…. The Road Traveled in Chile:  Lessons and Challenges in Strengthening Adaptive Management in a National System of Protected Areas.” Drawn from…Read More

Open Standards 3.0 now available in Russian
May 8, 2018 — Thanks to Stella Mercurio for the translation and Tohir Pallaev for the final design, the Open Standards 3.0 in Russian is now available.  This is the sixth language for the OS across the globe! Thanks also go to the Conservation…Read More

Forum to share learning of OS in Laos
April 22, 2018 — Delegates from government, NGOs, funding bodies and private firms shared their learning about implementing the Opens Standards in six different protected areas in Laos, April 2018. Organized by the five year German-funded project, ‘Integrating Conservation and Biodiversity in Forests’, this…Read More