Webinar with Examples of Conservation Standards in Practice

As part of ongoing efforts on the part of Conservation Measures Partnership (CMP) and Conservation Coaches Network (CCNet) to increase sharing and learning across the Conservation Standards community, CMP has invited CCNet participants to join the presentation portion of CMP’s membership call.  In their quarterly calls, they…

The Making of Conservation Standards Version 4.0

Story by Caroline Stem (Foundations of Success and Conservation Measures Partnership) The Conservation Measures Partnership is pleased to release version 4.0 of the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation (click on the link for a full version and specific chapters)!…

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…

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…