This page includes important resources for implementing the Open Standards but does not provide step-by-step “how-to” guidance.

This includes standard classifications, spatial and planning tools that have been developed specifically for the Open Standards and gives access to libraries for such factors as strategies, results chains and indicators.

For information about the formal vetting process for resources, see Using Open Standards.

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Conservation audit tool and guidance (CMP 2018)

Use this Conservation audit tool to analyze strengths and weaknesses in conservation programs against the Open Standards and define what changes are needed to adapt management for better outcomes. Developed and refined for CMP by Elizabeth O’Neill and Sheila O’Connor,…

Threats and Actions Classifications (v2.0)

Actions Classification (V 2.0) Threats Classification (V 2.0) A key foundation of any science is a common nomenclature that practitioners can use to describe—in a mutually intelligible way—the problems they are facing and the solutions they are using. For example, if a…