Korean translation of OS v3.0 now available

The Open Standards have now been translated into 9 languages!  The latest translation for Korea was released in January of 2019. Many thanks to the hard work of the contributors: Jeong Eun (Anya) Lim, Moonhyun Shin, Baekjun Kim, Raeha Jang, Heejong Kim,…

World Map of Projects Applying the Open Standards

Instructions shared by Felix Cybulla, Independent Adviser, Conservation Planning & Adaptive Management Did you know we have a map to record projects that are using the Open Standards, Miradi and Miradi Share? This map was initially set up by Felix, thanks…

Multi-team Open Standards Training Opportunity in Europe!

CCNet Europe and Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust are excited to announce a workshop on adaptive management using the Open Standards at Jersey Zoo, Jersey (Channel Islands) from 20 to 25 October 2019.  Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Durrell) was established by the…

2019 Cohort of Certified Conservation Coaches

Last year we announced a first group of eight practitioners who received their certificate as conservation coaches, through a second party certification process – where CCNet is the certifying entity.    The CCNet Certification Program provides an opportunity for conservation practitioners who coach projects with the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation, to…

New CMP Guidance for Using Evidence to Improve Conservation

Story shared by Nick Salafsky, Foundations of Success. Despite growing interest in evidence-based conservation, practitioners lack clear guidance on what evidence is or how to realistically apply it to their work. A Conservation Measures Partnership working group brought together leading experts to explicitly incorporate principles of evidence-based conservation…

Conservation Measures Partnership Retreat 2019

Story shared by Caroline Stem, Foundations of Success and CMP   In mid-May, 42 representatives from organizations, donors, and government agencies gathered in Shenandoah National Park for three intense days together during the Conservation Measures Partnership’s biennial retreat. The retreat was a fantastic opportunity to bring CMP members together to…

Involving Coaches in USAID’s Measuring Impact II Project

Story from Marcia Brown and Vinaya Swaminathan, Foundations of Success  The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invests more than $250 million each year to conserve biodiversity around the world. Since 2012, partner organizations Foundations of Success, Environmental Incentives, and ICF International have worked with USAID’s Forestry and Biodiversity Office to use…