2018 Case Study Competition Winners!

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…

Forum to share learning of OS in Laos

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…

Theory of change: study of successful use in Laos

A theory of change that direct incentives to villages and others can reduce the threat of wildlife hunting and increase the populations of wildlife was tested over four years in Laos. The study provided evidence that the approach taken was…

2018 Global Adaptive Management Case Study Competition

Help others learn from your conservation work and improve their conservation efforts! And earn a travel award while you are at it! This competition seeks to collect and share cases studies to promote cross-organizational, cross-project, and cross-coach/practitioner learning about adaptive management…

Spinifex Healthy Country Plan Review

In the southeastern corner of Western Australia, the Spinifex Rangers have reviewed their progress and overall plan for the third time, adjusting of the objectives, indicators, and activities contained in the plan as needed. Developed in 2015, the Spinifex Healthy…

Winners of Open Standards Case Study Competition

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…

Vote for Case Studies! Learn from Your Colleagues!

Our judges have narrowed down 5 cases that best meet the criteria outlined in the Open Standards Case Study Competition. Now, we need your help to select the top 3. This is a great opportunity for you to learn from others…