Open Standards Trainings in Cameroon

Story from Anne Ntongho, WWF Cameroon At a five-day workshop in August 2017, WWF trained 23 participants from forestry and wildlife institutions in Cameroon, Gabon, and Cote d’Ivoire to use the Open Standards. Financed by the United States Fish and Wildlife…

Healthy Country Planning in New South Wales, Australia

Story by Frank Weisenberger and Stuart Cowell Conservationists from five different countries participated in a three-day Healthy Country Planning training workshop in the Blue Mountains in New South Wales in April, prior to the 2018 Coaches Rally. Using the Health Country…

What Does the CMP-CCNet Guidance Committee Do?

There is an increasing amount of Open Standards guidance being produced these days, by both organizations and individuals.  This is fabulous, but it can make it more challenging for conservation practitioners (especially those who are just beginning to use the…

NaturePlan Introductory Open Standards Trainings in North America

Story by Andrew Bridges, Quinn Shurtliff, and Rob Sutter Open Standards trainings can improve conservation professionals’ effectiveness by helping them to better design and implement their projects. Introductory Open Standards are essential for reaching new audiences and recruiting practitioners, and…

Making the Open Standards Climate-smart

Story by Marcia Brown, Foundations of Success All around us, we increasingly see evidence that the climate is changing: rising temperatures, glaciers melting, larger wildfires, sea levels rising, shifting precipitation patterns, and oceans becoming more acidic. As conservation coaches, we…