Applying the Open Standards to Landscape-level Initiatives

Story from Dave Kramer, The Colombia Rising Project & ANIIP (Austin Network of International Impact Professionals) San Cosme – Punta Mechudo Landscape in Baja California Sur, Mexico. Photo by Miguel Ángel de la Cueva A group of coaches and coaches-in-training from…

NaturePlan Open Standards Workshop in Toronto, Canada

Story by Andrew Bridges, Research Ecologist with the Institute for Wildlife Studies and Co-Franchise Leader for CCNet North America CCNet Coaches James Goetz and Andrew Bridges led a two-day introductory Open Standards short course at the 2018 North American Congress…

CCNet North American Franchise Update

Story by CCNet North America Franchise Leaders Andrew Bridges, Sara Gottlieb,  John Paskus, Doug Pearsall, Terri Schulz, and Rob Sutter   The North American Franchise is revitalizing its effort to support participating coaches in order to improve conservation planning and extend…

First Open Standards Training in Dominican Republic

Story by James Goetz, PhD Student, Cornell University In September 2018, Yolanda Leon, Andrea Thomen, and James Goetz led a 2.5-day introductory Open Standards course for 25 conservation professionals and college students in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. As the first-ever…

Conservation Planning at Multiple Scales in Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, Strategy and Science Director at WWF Chile and CCNet South America Franchise Leader World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and Wildlife Conservation Society joined forces to organize an Open Standards workshop for 23 participants from government…