Developing Situation Models (USAID, 2016)

Description: This how-to guide focuses on how to develop situation models (aka conceptual models) to map out the biodiversity conservation problem context to be addressed. It is part of a three volume set. Full citation: United States Agency for International…

Open Standards for Nature Conservation (Paix 2015)

Description: This booklet was produced to facilitate the use of Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation (OS) in the preparation of the 6th Regional Nature Reserve Management Plan for Tour du Valat. It was designed to help the (French-speaking)…

Viability Worksheet (TNC 2003)

Description: This short technical guide by the TNC to assess the viability of targets was developed to help practitioners accurately document key environmental attributes, indicators and indicator ratings because of “the complexity and importance of this section in defining and…

Conceptual Models (FOS 2009)

Description: This short guide was developed to help understand and use conceptual models to document a situation analysis more effectively. It predates integration of human wellbeing and climate change into the Open Standards. Full citation: Foundations of Success. (2009). Using…