Story shared by Xavier Escuté (Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera and CCNet Europe co-leader) and Cristina Lasch (The Nature Conservancy/CCNet Global)  In July, all CCNet regional network leaders met with the Network’s global coordination team for a virtual workshop to discuss developing a generic Theory of Change, which could guide the work…

Latin American Conservation Coaches Reconnect

Story from Irina Montenegro (WWF), Anita Diederichsen (WWF), Gustavo Gatti (Conserve Brasil), Estuardo Secaira (Independent Consultant), Cristina Lasch (TNC/CCNet Global)  After a long silence, conservation coaches in Latin America reconnected virtually this August. In a lively meeting, twenty-three colleagues who work in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Perú, Spain, and the…

Advanced Online Conservation Standards Training for Practitioners in Chile

Story from Felix Cybulla and Oscar Maldonado (Independent Consultants) Twenty-seven conservation practitioners from Chile are participating in a 12-week advanced online Conservation Standards training, in Spanish. Facilitated by Felix Cybulla and Oscar Maldonado, the training is a joint venture by two conservation coaches from two different regional networks (CCNet…

Mālama I Ke Kai: Community Action Guide

Story from Emily Fielding (The Nature Conservancy and CCNet Pacific Islands co-leader) In September 2020, the Maui Nui Makai Network will launch the Malama I Ke Kai: Community Action Guide to empower coastal communities to engage in the management of ocean resources. The Network’s mission is…

Barkandji Healthy Country Plan

Story from Frank Weisenberger (Frank Weisenberger Consulting)  The traditional lands of Barkandji people can be found along the Darling River in the western region of New South Wales, Australia. The name “Barkandji” means “People who belong to the river.” Since the arrival of European…

Virtual Practitioner Training Through the Center for Wildlife Studies

Story from John Morrison (WWF/CCNet Global), Quinn Shurtliff, and Andrew Bridges (NaturePlan)  NaturePlan colleagues Andrew Bridges and Quinn Shurtliff teamed up with John Morrison to lead a basic Conservation Standards online training through the new Center for Wildlife Studies, a nonprofit organization that promotes wildlife conservation and education through research…