These are helpful materials for organizing Open Standards planning workshops and trainings.

Annotated Outline of a Planning Process Charter for Proteced Areas. Based on best practices from practitioners. Draft: December, 2008

This document can provide a point of reference for teams who are embarking in a protected area planning process, and who would like to establish their initial process expectations in writing. The ideas presented in this document are based on…

Protected area management planning in Latin America: A handbook based on the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation

This handbook (in Spanish) can be consulted here online and can also be downloaded onto a computer. It offers a series of practical tools and seeks to empower those who manage protected areas so they can develop their own management plans.…