Changes in CCNet Regional Leadership

We are happy to inform that CCNet Africa recently got a boost! Our colleagues Anne Ntongho (WWF-Cameroon, who covers West and Central Africa) and Musa Cheruiyot (WWF-International, who covers East Africa) were recently joined by additional colleagues who will share a leadership role in CCNet Africa.…

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…

Virtual Conservation Standards Training Series in Canada

Story from Sarah Cotter, Emily Gonzales, Brenda VanSleeuwen, and Heather Barna  This Spring, Parks Canada and Nature Conservancy Canada collaborated on a virtual introductory training series for the Conservation Standards v4.0, adapted to a Canadian context. At its peak, the training was attended by 190 participants,…

New Coach Training in the Cuyamaca Mountains, California, USA

Story from Andrew Bridges (Institute for Wildlife Studies/NaturePlan) John Morrison (WWF), Arlyne Johnson (FOS), and Andrew Bridges (IWS/NaturePlan) conducted a New Coach Training on in November 2019, at beautiful Camp Stevens, located in the Cuyamaca Mountains east of San Diego near the…

Developing Habitat Management Plans in Saskatchewan 

Story from Rob Sutter (Enduring Conservation Outcomes) The Canadian Province of Saskatchewan is using the Conservation Standards to develop Habitat Management Plans for each of the four ecozones in the Province: Boreal Taiga Shield, Boreal Plain, Parkland, and Prairie. Each ecozone has…

Planning for Freshwater Protection in the Southeastern United States

Story by Sara Gottlieb, Director of Freshwater Science and Strategy, The Nature Conservancy and CCNet North America Franchise Co-Leader   Protecting land and water is one of The Nature Conservancy’s priorities in North America. The goal is to sustain North America’s biodiversity by conserving a network of resilient sites and connecting corridors that allow species to…