CCNet North America


CCNet North America was created between 2004-2006, it focuses on the English-speaking and Francophone portion of North America, covering three regions in the United States and Canada. Visit the official CCNet North America webpage.

The CCNet North America leaders are:

North America Central

John Paskus

Lead Conservation Planner & Senior Conservation Scientist, Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Michigan State University Extension.

Michigan, USA

Doug Pearsall

Senior Conservation Scientist, The Nature Conservancy, Michigan

Michigan, USA

North America Eastern

Sara Gottlieb

Conservation Planner, The Nature Conservancy

Georgia, USA

North America Western

Andrew Bridges

Research Ecologist/Program Manager, Institute for Wildlife Studies

California, USA

Terri Schulz

Director of Landscape Science and Management, The Nature Conservancy

Colorado, USA

Support CCNet Global

The Conservation Coaches Network aims to improve conservation by empowering people to develop, implement, evaluate, adapt and share effective strategies that achieve tangible conservation results benefitting both people and nature all over the world.

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Coaches Resource Library

CCNet maintains a variety of resources to support Coaches in the presentation and use of the Conservation Standards. Most of the resources are found in multiple languages in the Coaches Notebook that is part of CCNet New Coach Trainings. In addition, in our Resource Library you can find a wealth of support materials shared by Coaches and Conservation Standards practitioners.

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Our Collaborators

Every organization, agency, project, and individual has its own preferred set of terms. There is no right answer – the most important thing is that the members of your project team and the people with whom you work have a clear and common understanding of whatever terms you choose to use.

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The Conservation Standards is the product of inputs, field tests, and discussions among members of the Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP), which has final editorial authority over the Conservation Standards. Substantial input was also provided by members of the Conservation Coaches Network (CCNet) and other CMP partners.

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Contact CCNet

To inquire about supporting CCNet or for general inquiries, please contact:

John Morrison - CCNet Global Coordinator john.morrison@wwfus.org
Cristina Lasch - CCNet Technical Coordinator clasch@tnc.org

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